Useful Websites

Listed below are some websites that you may find useful as you seek information about programs and laws related to people with disabilities. Clicking on these sites will take you away from the DRM site. Each of these sites may also have links to other helpful sites.

ADA Center for Mid-Atlantic Region
ADA document portal
Disability and Business Technical Assistance Center
US Access Board

Assistive Technology
Closing the Gap
MD Technology Assistance Project

Centers for Independent Living
Maryland Statewide Independent Living Council  Email:
Eastern Shore Center for Independent Living.  Email:
The Freedom Center (Carroll, Frederick)
Independence Now (Montgmery, Prince George’s)
The IMAGE Center (Baltimore City, Baltimore Co., Harford)
Accessible Resource for Independence (Anne Arundel, Howard)
Resources for Independence (Allegany, Garrett, Washington)
Southern MD Center for Independent Living (Calvert, Charles, St. Mary’s). Email:

U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration
Association of Persons in Supported Employment
ADA and Equal Employment Opportunity
Department of Labor

General Disability Issues/ Support Groups/ Advocacy Groups
Arc of Maryland
Families USA focuses on health care issues
Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities
Hispanic community (health and human service needs)
Public Human Service
Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund
National Disability Rights Network
Enabled OnLine
Maryland Developmental Disabilities Council
National Senior Citizen’s Law Center
Children’s Defense Fund
Neighborhood Legal Services
Family Net Works Maryland Family Network
Maryland Community Services Locator
Maryland Out of School Time Network

Housing and Urban Development site
Baltimore Neighborhood Indicators Alliance

Legal Research – Federal
Congressional bills, Federal Register
US Supreme Court opinions
US Dept of Justice Freedom of Information Act
Library of Congress
Federal government statistics
US Dept of Health and Human Services
Find Law research
US Federal Government Agency Directory

Legal Research – State
Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR)
People’s Law Library
MD Public Interest Law Web (attorneys and advocates only)
MD Legal Aid Bureau
MD “Free Legal Answers” administered by PBRC

Medicare/ Medicaid/Health Care
Baltimore Health Care Access
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
National Health Law Program
Medicare information
The Medicine Program (free prescription program)
Your Medicare rights

Social Security
Social Security forms, information, rulings, regulations
Benefits Check-up (for senior citizens)

Special Education
US Dept of Education
Learning Disabilities OnLine
Wrights Law
MD State Dept of Education
Parents Place of Maryland
Learning Disabilities Association of America
Advocates for Children and Youth (in Baltimore)
MD educational resources for people with disabilities
Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports
MD Coalition for Inclusive Education
Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights
Families & Advocates Partnership for Education
Special Education Survival Guide for Parents
Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders
Maryland Association of Nonpublic Special Education Facilities (MANSEF)

State of Maryland Government
State of Maryland homepage
MD General Assembly
MD Court Decisions
MD Attorney General opinions
MD Dept. of Human Resources Information
MD Public Information Act handbook
Maryland Department of Disabilities

Maryland Mass Transit Administration
Washington Metro Area Transit Authority
US Federal Transit Administration
American Public Transportation Association
Project Action

Maryland State Board of Elections
Bazelon Center