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21.5. State Disability Resources

Access for All
Phone: (410) 260-8095
Contact: Natalie Veeney Ford
Maryland is making a special effort to insure that all DNR facilities and programs are accessible to visitors with disabilities. This web page provides a link to an alphabetical listing of state public lands that provide accessible amenities. For your convenience, we also provide a link to accessible outdoor recreational opportunities on public lands


Attendant Care Program
Phone: (410) 767-6025
Contact: Rhonda Simms
It provides financial reimbursement to individuals with long-term or severe physical disabilities who require attendant services such as in-home assistance with personal care, household chores, and transportation.


Call-A-Cab
Phone: (301) 883-5656
Call-A-Cab is a transportation assistance program that provides mobility at a reduced cost for senior (age 55 and over) and/or disabled Prince George's County residents. This program allows eligible residents to purchase coupon books that can be used to pay for rides with participating cab companies when Metrobus, Metrorail, and/or Call-A-Bus are not available.


Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating (CRAB)
Phone: (410) 266-5722
Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating (CRAB) is dedicated to making the thrill of sailing a reality for physically and developmentally disabled individuals. We operate out of Sandy Point State Park at the western end of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge and maintain an office in Annapolis, MD.


Employed Individuals with Disabilities program
Phone: (410) 767-3660
Contact: Michael Dalto
The Employed Individuals with Disabilities program extends Medical Assistance health benefits to working Marylanders with Disabilities. This program lets you return to work and keep your health benefits by paying a small fee.


Homeownership for Individuals with Disabilities Program
Phone: (800) 638-7781
The Homeownership for Individuals with Disabilities Program is offered through the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) and is available statewide.


Maryland Division of Rehabilitation Services
Phone: (888) 554-0334
The mission of the Division of Rehabilitation Services is to provide leadership and support in promoting the employment, economic self-sufficiency and independence of individuals with disabilities.


Maryland Home Modifications Directory
The Home Modifications Directory is a guide that provides useful information on home modification resources throughout the State of Maryland including: Equipment Supplies, Funding Sources and Loan Programs, Home Assessment/Equipment Evaluations, Information and Referral, Licensed Home Improvement Contractors, and Volunteer Organizations.


Maryland Technology Assistance Program
Phone: (800) 832-4827
The specialists at MD TAP furnish information and consultation on assistive technology (AT) to aid individuals with disabilities, their family, friends and advocates, state agencies and employers. The Maryland Assistive Technology Guaranteed Loan Program, operated by the Maryland Technology Assistance Program, makes available loans to purchase assistive technology for Maryland residents with disabilities.

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