Category Archives: Impact Stories

Brian’s Impact Story

Posted on February 2nd, 2023

Brian’s Service Coordinator helped bring out the bright and funny side of him. When Brian’s Community Coordinator first met him, he was very shy and did not want to talk much, so his mother interacted for most visits. “Our visits helped build a relationship to learn about what Brian wanted to do with his life …
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Tolu’s Impact Story

Posted on January 26th, 2023

Tolulope “Tolu” is a 20-year-old woman who is very friendly, smiles frequently, loves going to Six Flags amusement park, and listening to music. She resides in Prince George’s County with her mother, father, and three sisters. Unfortunately, when Tolu was two years old, she fell 25 feet off a balcony into concrete, and she was …
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Lexy’s Impact Story

Posted on January 6th, 2023

Socialization and independence are essential for Lexy, a bright, young, and spirited Marylander. Lexy and her family were at a loss for what they could do as high school graduation was approaching. Lexy’s mother felt that Lexy thrived in high school due to the social environment and believed it also provided structure. Lexy enjoyed being …
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Madora’s Story

Posted on June 10th, 2022

Madora’s Story Madora is 62 and a big inspiration. One of the many strengths she possesses is her determination. Due to her diagnosis of depression, Madora often feels anxious when the things she wishes to accomplish do not happen as fast as she would like, but she still finds a way to persevere. In May …
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Kenneth’s Impact Story

Posted on April 1st, 2022

Kenneth’s Impact Story Like many people, Kenneth lost a beloved family member due to COVID-19. Shortly after moving from North Carolina to Maryland to live with his older sister, she soon contracted the virus and died. While grieving, the house he lived in was put up for sale, forcing him to look for a new …
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Charles’s Impact Story

Posted on March 24th, 2022

Charles’s Story   Charles has overcome many obstacles in his life, including an injury in Vietnam, addiction, and the loss of family members. Since they first met, his SCI Supports Planner, Marjorie, has worked hard to ensure Charles received the assistance and services required to make his life as independent as possible. Marjorie met Charles …
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Amber’s Impact Story

Posted on February 9th, 2022

Amber is a 45-year-old woman who lives in Baltimore County with her family.  Her life was forever changed in the winter of 2019 when a tractor-trailer struck the car she was driving with her son in tow.  Amber and her son both survived the accident, but she suffered extensive injuries.  Amber’s road to recovery was …
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Impact Story: Corey Miller

Posted on March 23rd, 2021

Corey Miller Baltimore City, MD SCI’s Supports Planner, Antoinette Berry was assigned to assist Corey Miller in July of 2020 and made it her duty to address his needs. Corey was located at Future Care Lochearn, a short-term Rehabilitation and Nursing Care Center in Baltimore Maryland and wanted to return home with his family. Unfortunately, his mother did not have the space where she resided with her daughter in Howard County.  After weighing all his options for the Community Options Waiver, Corey made the decision to move into an assisted …
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