The website and document links below may contain helpful information for those who want to know more about intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). *
State & Local
Maryland Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) - provides a coordinated service delivery system so that individuals with developmental disabilities receive appropriate services oriented toward the goal of integration into the community.
Transitioning Youth - Maryland Department of Health Developmental Disabilities Administration
Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission Disabilities Division - Special Programs Division provides childcare, coordinates and implements countywide youth and senior programs, and provides therapeutic recreation opportunities for individuals with disabilities while promoting and facilitating the development of leisure skills and socialization.
American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) - the oldest and largest interdisciplinary organization of professionals and others concerned about intellectual and developmental and disabilities. They are a leader in advocating quality of life and rights for those with intellectual disabilities.xx
AAIDD's Frequently Asked Questions on Intellectual Disability website page is an outstanding resource.
Social Security Administration – Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Benefits
Autism Society – provides advocacy, education, information and referral, support, and community at national, state and local levels through their strong nationwide network of affiliates.
Autism Speaks - dedicated to promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout the life span, for the needs of individuals with autism and their families.
Cerebral Palsy Support for Families - Cerebral Palsy Guide provides free educational materials, financial options, and support to help those affected by CP.
Maryland Works, Inc. - a statewide membership association that expands employment and business ownership opportunities for people with disabilities and other barriers to employment.
Maryland Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS) - offers programs and services that help people with disabilities go to work.
* Ardmore Enterprises makes no warranties about the accuracy or completeness of any information contained on the websites or in the documents linked above. Nor does Ardmore endorse the content, viewpoint, policies, products, or services of these websites, documents or organizations. You are subject to the terms and conditions of each website.