Our vision is that people with and without disabilities in Maryland live, learn, work, and play together.
The Council’s New 5 Year Plan Starts October 1, 2021
Every 5 years the Council develops a plan that guides our work. This is called our State Plan. The 2022-2026 State Plan starts on October 1, 2021, and ends September 30, 20 ....
The Council’s Updated Website
We know change happens when everyone understands how to make change possible. That is why we translated all of the information and resources on the Council’s website into plain language. We als ....
Council Membership Opportunity
The Council is looking for new members to fill several positions that will open in July of 2022. We will accept applications through March 4, 2022. To learn more about how to become a Cou ....
State Plan Goals
People with developmental disabilities are leaders and advocates.
People with developmental disabilities and their families are empowered to live the lives they want.
People with developmental disabilities and their families have access to their communities, and services and supports. They are treated with dignity and respect.
The 2022-2026 State Plan is waiting for approval from the Administration for Community Living.
By The Numbers
$712,300 invested to build a more inclusive community
20,287 people educated about developmental disability issues
121 Community providers implemented policies, procedures, or programs to support people with developmental disabilities
10 statutes, regulations, and policies improved
188 legislators educated about issues related to developmental disabilities
Committees / Councils
22 Committees/Councils served on to improve policies, program, and practices