Disability Rights Maryland (DRM) may represent Maryland residents who have a disability and a legal issue within the scope of our Advocacy Services Plan. Contact our intake office at 410-727-6352 ext. 0 (ask for “intake”), Monday through Friday, between 9 AM and 5 PM to learn if we can assist you.
DRM represents children and adults of all ages with:
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
We represent people with disabilities who:
live in institutions
live in the community
Offers a broad spectrum of support to disabled students and adults, ranging from equipment to vocational training. Can assist with vehicle adaptations to customers based on eligibility and financial need. We also provide independent living services for vision disabled adults over 55.
Respite care is short-term relief for those taking care of a disabled child or adult. The program works with families to provide financial reimbursement, guidance, referrals to other appropriate services in their area. Families choose their own careworker, the only rule being someone in the same household cannot be used.
This is a resource center for families and schools serving families and educators of children with disabilities in Caroline County. Services include special education resources, information and referral, assistance with the I.E.P., seminars and workshops, consultation, lending library, newsletter, information about local, state, and national parent organizations, facilitation of parent and children's support groups. There is a Mom's Mornings Together support group for moms with children with disabilities. The children are invited, it meets the last Monday of the month at 10:00am at Denton Elementary School, Portable #2. Periodically offers Sibshops programs. These programs target siblings of special needs children and celebrates the contributions they make toward their disabled sibling.
An independent, subsidized living community that offers 1 & 2 bedroom apartments to the elderly and disabled. Rent is based on income, if applicable. Accepts Section 8. Call or stop by the office for an application.
Offers horsemanship services: Horse training and starting, horse shoeing, riding lessons (ages 9 and up), and Therapeutic Horsemanship for people with challenges. Our PATH International coach is the first person in the US accredited in the "Ride With Your Mind" method which optimizes the rider's ability to learn independently and unlocks the horse's ability to become more athletic. She teaches at the farm and offers clinics elsewhere in the USA. In Therapeutic Horsemanship our specialty is working with individuals, small groups and families with emotional or psychiatric challenges. Horse ownership and care classes can be scheduled for small groups. There is a bed and breakfast on site; guests can bring and board their horse.
Kinera Connect allows an opportunity for parents of children with special needs to come together, in a supportive setting, to gain information for assisting their children and families, further educate themselves on aspects of special needs areas, gain a support network, and share ideas from family to family. Kinera provides quality childcare for the duration of the meetings, and offers a variety of guest presenters relevant to your child's need and location.
Kent Island Kinera Connect meets the third Wednesday of each month from 6:30pm-8:30pm at Busy Bodies Bay Area Gym in Stevensville. For more information, contact Julie Vallecillo via email at email@example.com
Find services that help with home delivered meals, home modifications, chronic disease self-management, caregiver support, transportation, energy assistance, shopping, chores or personal assistance. Finds community services to avoid nursing home. Creates a plan for long term care.
1-844-627-5465 toll free or 410-778-6000 local office
The Consumer Guide to Long Term Care is a resource which helps you find services you can receive in your home or community such as;
Skilled Nursing care
Rehabilitation services (physical and speech therapy)
Assistance with Activities of Daily Living
Housekeeping and chores
Meal preparation and many more