Advocates fight pay cuts for caretakers of developmentally disabled WBAL Channel 11.

Supporting developmentally disabled funding WMDT Channel 47.

More funding for developmentally disabled WBOC Channel 16.

Disability community works to restore pay, aid funding Capital Gazette.


2-20-15 Priority Legislation
2-20-15 Legislation to Monitor

Read the Council’s Comments on Maryland’s HCBS Transition Plan. More info.

Read the DD Coalition’s briefing package sent to Governor-elect Hogan outlining priorities and recommendations. More info.

Read notes about  the DDA Waiver Sessions & Provide Input. More Info

Council Announces – Education and Training Event Sponsorships. More Info

Learn More About the New HCBS Rule & How to Provide Input on MD’s Transition Plan. More Info

New Resource to Support Advocates with
HCBS Rule, New website


Register now for the Mid-Atlantic’s premier educational event dedicated to provide state-of-the-art information about brain injury treatment, services, research, and advocacy – the 2015 BIAM Annual Conference, “Making it Happen…Making it Count” held March 26-27, 2015 in Timonium, MD. More info & to register.

Experience the 4th Annual ReelAbilities: Greater DC Film Festival!! The festival is April 26th – May 3rd. Check out the film lineup here.

 Important Budget Information

More detail on DDA’s budget:News You Can Use

Governor’s Press Release about the Budget <a
FY 16 Hogan Budget Press Release

Governor Larry Hogan Announces FY 2016 Budget<a
MD budget challenge – Transition Presentation – v8

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