Abigail and her co-workers of Thompson Creek explain how important she is to the company
How Employers Engage with The Arc
Why One Federal Agency Decided to Hire People with Developmental Disabilities.
Congratulations to Melissa Brumell for receiving the Governor’s Citation
For Direct Support Professional Week, Melissa receive a Governor’s Citation recognizing her accomplishments and contributions for her work at Maiden Drive. “ Motivated, organized and passionate regarding enhancing the lives of the individuals at Maiden are some of the descriptors to best describe Melissa” as stated in her nomination.
On September 26, Bernie Simons, Deputy Secretary of DDA and William Frank, Deputy Secretary of MDOD presented her citation.
Help us Move Towards "Person Centered" Supports
Dianna “Dene” Taylor is a happy homeowner who happens to have a disability. Despite odds set against her early in life, Dene had a dream of living independently and setting her own goals for homeownership. In the mid-nineties, Maryland paved the way for Dene when it became 1 of 8 states to secure funding for adults with disabilities to apply for grants to purchase home.