Our vision is that people with and without disabilities in Maryland live, learn, work, and play together. 

2024 Legislative Session Begins

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Council and Maryland Department of Disabilities Create Inclusive Playground Framework

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Council Member Monday – National Disability Employment Awareness Month Edition

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2022-2026
State Plan Goals

Goal 1

People with developmental disabilities are leaders and advocates.

Goal 2

People with developmental disabilities and their families are empowered to live the lives they want.

Goal 3

People with developmental disabilities and their families have access to their communities, and services and supports. They are treated with dignity and respect.

By The Numbers

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More Funds

842023

$842,023 invested to build a more inclusive community

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General Public

27357

27,357 people educated about developmental disability issues

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Improvements

36

36 programs and policies created or improved

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Legislators

188

188 legislators educated about issues related to developmental disabilities

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Committees / Councils

27

27 committees and councils served on to improve policies, program, and practices