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
ADA Center for Mid-Atlantic Region
  www.adainfo.org
ADA document portal  www.ADATA.org
ADAPT  www.adapt.org
Disability and Business Technical Assistance Center  www.adainfo.org
US Access Board  www.access-board.gov

Assistive Technology
AbleData  www.abledata.com
Closing the Gap  www.closingthegap.com
MD Technology Assistance Project www.mdtap.org

Centers for Independent Living
Maryland Statewide Independent Living Council  Email: marylandsilc@gmail.com
Eastern Shore Center for Independent Living.  Email: esciled@escil.org
The Freedom Center (Carroll, Frederick) www.thefreedomcenter-md.org
Independence Now (Montgmery, Prince George’s)  www.innow.org
The IMAGE Center (Baltimore City, Baltimore Co., Harford)  www.imagemd.org
Accessible Resource for Independence (Anne Arundel, Howard) www.arinow.org
Resources for Independence (Allegany, Garrett, Washington) www.rficil.org
Southern MD Center for Independent Living (Calvert, Charles, St. Mary’s). Email: mrobinson@smcil.org

Employment
U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration www.doleta.gov/usworkforce
Association of Persons in Supported Employment www.apse.org
ADA and Equal Employment Opportunity  www.eeoc.gov
Department of Labor www.dol.gov

General Disability Issues/ Support Groups/ Advocacy Groups
Arc of Maryland  www.thearcmd.org
Families USA focuses on health care issues  www.familiesusa.org
Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities  www.c-c-d.org
Hispanic community  www.cossmho.org (health and human service needs)
Public Human Service  www.aphsa.org
ADAPT  www.adapt.org
Family Village  www.familyvillage.wisc.edu
Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law  www.bazelon.org
Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund  www.dredf.org
National Disability Rights Network  www.ndrn.com
Enabled OnLine   www.enabledonline.com
Maryland Developmental Disabilities Council  www.md-council.org
National Senior Citizen’s Law Center  www.nsclc.org
Children’s Defense Fund  www.childrensdefense.org
Neighborhood Legal Services www.nls.org
Family Net Works Maryland Family Network
President’s New Freedom Initiative www.disability.gov
Maryland Community Services Locator www.mdcsl.org
Maryland Out of School Time Network www.mdoutofschooltime.org.

Housing
Housing and Urban Development information and news  www.hudclips.org
Housing and Urban Development site  www.hud.gov
Baltimore Neighborhood Indicators Alliance www.bniajfi.org/

Legal Research – Federal
Congressional bills, Federal Register  www.access.gpo.gov
US Supreme Court opinions  www.supremecourtus.gov
US Dept of Justice Freedom of Information Act  www.usdoj.gov/oip/foi-act.htm
Library of Congress  www.loc.gov
Federal government statistics  www.fedstats.sites.usa.gov
US Dept of Health and Human Services  www.dhhs.gov
Find Law research  www.findlaw.com
US Federal Government Agency Directory  https://www.usa.gov/federal-agencies/a

Legal Research – State
Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR)  www.dsd.state.md.us
People’s Law Library  www.peoples-law.com
MD Public Interest Law Web  www.mdjustice.org (attorneys and advocates only)
MD Legal Aid Bureau  www.mdlab.org
MD “Free Legal Answers” administered by PBRC Maryland.FreeLegalAnswers.org

Medicare/ Medicaid/Health Care
Baltimore Health Care Access www.bhca.org
EPSDT/SSI/Medicare https://www.ssa.gov
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services www.cms.hhs.gov
National Health Law Program  www.healthlaw.org
Medicare information www.medicare.gov
The Medicine Program www.themedicineprogram.com (free prescription program)
Your Medicare rights www.medicarerights.org

Social Security
Social Security forms, information, rulings, regulations  www.socialsecurity.gov
Benefits Check-up  www.benefitscheckup.org (for senior citizens)

Special Education
US Dept of Education  www.ed.gov
Learning Disabilities OnLine  www.ldonline.org
Wrights Law  www.wrightslaw.com
MD State Dept of Education  www.msde.state.md.us
Parents Place of Maryland  www.ppmd.org
Learning Disabilities Association  www.ldanatl.org
Advocates for Children and Youth (in Baltimore)  www.acy.org
MD educational resources for people with disabilities  www.linc.org
Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports www.pbis.org
MD Coalition for Inclusive Education www.mcie.org
Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights www.pacer.org
Families & Advocates Partnership for Education www.fape.org
Special Education Survival Guide for Parents www.fetaweb.com
Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorders www.chadd.org
Maryland Association of Nonpublic Special Education Facilities (MANSEF) www.mansef.org

State of Maryland Government
State of Maryland homepage www.maryland.gov
MD General Assembly  www.mlis.state.md.us
MD Court Decisions  www.courts.state.md.us
MD Attorney General opinions  www.oag.state.md.us
MD Dept. of Human Resources Information  www.dhr.state.md.us
MD Public Information Act handbook  www.oag.state.md.us
Maryland Department of Disabilities   www.mdod.maryland.gov

Transportation
Maryland Mass Transit Administration  www.mtamaryland.com
Washington Metro Area Transit Authority  www.wmata.com
US Federal Transit Administration  www.fta.dot.gov
American Public Transportation Association  www.apta.com
Project Action  www.projectaction.org

Voting
Maryland State Board of Elections www.elections.state.md.us
Bazelon Center www.bazelon.org