Contact us if you would like to receive copies of Council publications. We can also send our publications:
- In an accessible format like large print of braille
- In another language
Call 410-767-6249 or email email@example.com.
The brochure describes the Council’s vision, mission, membership, and how it fulfills its mission. The brochure is also available in these languages
The Annual Report highlights the Council’s work to create change that improves people’s lives. It includes outcomes from our advocacy and the projects we fund.
Every 5 years the Council develops a State Plan. The State Plan includes our most important goals and how we will accomplish them.
The Maryland ABLE User’s Guide is a plain language and accessible guide to help you understand Maryland ABLE. It is a resource developed by the Council and Maryland ABLE. The Maryland ABLE User’s Guide will help you understand who is eligible for a Maryland ABLE account, how to open an account, how you can use money in your account, and how to manage your account.
The Five Year State Plan describes how the Council plans to meet its goals and objectives from 2017 through September 2021. It also describes how the Council will allocate staff and financial resources to advance the inclusion of people with developmental disabilities in all facets of community life.
State Plan Summary (link to what is now called the Overview)
State Plan – Easy Read Version
Planning Now: A Futures and Estate Planning Guide for Families of Children and Adults with Developmental Disabilities
Planning Now is an easy-to-use guide for families of children and adults with developmental disabilities. It includes information about government benefits, wills, trusts, taxes, and other things to help you plan.
Planificando ahora es una guía de planificación de patrimonios y futuros integral y fácil de usar para familias que tienen niños o adultos con discapacidades del desarrollo. Los temas que abarca incluyen los beneficios financieros y de salud, testamentos, fideicomisos, consideraciones tributarias, planificación financiera y más.
What Matters shows how good planning and creative support helps people live good lives. It does that by telling the stories of 9 people with developmental disabilities who work and enjoy other activities in their communities.
You can read all of the stories in one publication: What Matters
Or download the stories individually:
- New Experiences
Developmental Disabilities Administration Informational Sheets
These 4 fact sheets provide information about the Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) that is easy to understand:
The informational sheets are also available in Spanish (see below) and in Chinese:
- DDA Overview-Chinese
- Waiting List-Chinese
- Coordinators of Community Services-Chinese
- Person Centered Planning-Chinese
Hojas informativas de la Administración de Discapacidades de Desarrollo
Estos cuatro folletos brindan explicaciones fáciles de comprender sobre los aspectos claves del sistema de servicios de la Administración de Discapacidades de Desarrollo:
What’s Possible tells the story of 9 people who used to live at Rosewood Center. Rosewood was an institution for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. It closed in 2009. People who lived there finally got a chance to live in the community again. Their stories show how much their lives improved.
For older publications and past annual reports, go to our publications archive.