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Volunteer Honored at MACS Achievement Awards 2017

Evan is 24 years old and an accomplished musician. He is also a believer in volunteer work possibly leading to paid employment. He was recently nominated by his Coordinator and honored at this year’s MACS Achievement Awards Dinner on Thursday, April 27, 2017. Each year, this event showcases the self-advocacy efforts of people we serve. …
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Announcing a Funding Opportunity:

Announcing a Funding Opportunity from the Maryland Developmental Disabilities Council and Maryland Works, Inc.   To improve and expand the ways people with developmental disabilities are supported to be employed and have meaningful days. Transforming & Improving Practices through Customized Technical Assistance (TIP Grants) The purpose of this initiative is to improve the employment outcomes of …
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Celebrate Congress’ July 4th Recess by Getting Engaged and Advocating for Independence for People with Disabilities! Here’s your guide to effective activism July 1 – July 11 The July 4th recess is a critical time for the future of the Senate health care bill, the “Better Care Reconciliation Act” (BCRA). Senate leadership will use this …
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DDA’s Family Supports Waiver – Public Comment Period

Developmental Disabilities Administration The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) is pleased to announce that the Family Supports Waiver federal application has been posted on the Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) website for public review.  The Family Supports Waiver program will provide individual and family supports for children birth to 21 with developmental disabilities on the Developmental Disabilities Administration …
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Senate’s Healthcare Bill: What You Can Do to Amplify the Message

What Can You Do?   The Senate plans to vote on a bill to replace the Affordable Care Act this week and it includes devastating cuts to Medicaid, which will affect both healthcare and long-term services, like those accessed through DDA’s Community Pathways waiver. Fortunately, Maryland’s two Senators oppose the cuts. So what can you …
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Senate Releases Health Care Replacement Bill

What Will It Mean for People With Disabilities? Yesterday, Senate leadership released a draft of the bill they propose to replace the Affordable Care Act. Analysis by national disability leaders indicates that the bill, “Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017,” cuts Medicaid more deeply than the House bill. This will have a drastic impact on …
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The ARC of Maryland E-Newsletter

In the June 2017  Issue: Medicaid Under Attack! DDA Accepting Low Intensity Support Services Applications A Self Advocate’s Guide to Medicaid Now Available The Arc Maryland’s State Convention a Huge Success! 2017 Policy Fellows Describe Their Time with The Arc Maryland Maryland Family Supports are Expanding New Funding to Expand College Options for Transitioning Youth ThinkWork …
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Settlement Reached on MTA Mobility Paratransit System

  Settlement Reached on MTA Mobility Paratransit System

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Maryland Developmental Disabilities Council Announces 2017-2021 Plan Overview

Announcing Release of the Council’s 2017-2021 State Plan Overview What is the Maryland Developmental Disabilities Council and what issues have we prioritized for advocacy & funding? For answers, check out our Five Year State Plan Overview. Here is a sneak peak of the contents: What is “the Council”? Values/Vision/Mission The Council’s State Plan and Role …
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Veterans’ court, unofficially, underway in Frederick County.

Article by By Kelsi Loos kloos@newspost.com  from The Frederick News-Post Click here to read article.

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