Maryland teen runs her own nonprofit clothing line for people with disabilities

Leah Howard is a 14 year old Pikesville, Maryland resident who runs her own nonprofit called “Adaptive Style.” The organization designs clothes for those with disabilities. CNS-TV’s Cameron Doney reports.

Biased landlords ignore disability rights, uphold segregation, activists say

WASHINGTON — Disability, race, gender, mental illness, and criminal history are used by landlords against low-income renters to deny access to public housing. That’s according to Lydia Brown, a fellow with Washington’s Judge David L. Bazelon Center for Mental Health…

Annapolis-based nonprofit seeks funds to make sailing more accessible

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Paul Bollinger can recall many memories that exemplify the work his organization, Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating, does for people with disabilities. But one sticks with him. About a year ago, CRAB gave a sailing lesson to an…

Pastry arts program brightens futures of local kids

For kids with disabilities, a lot of things can be a challenge, whether it’s trying to fit in or trying to find a job that they’ll enjoy. One local bakery provides young adults with disabilities a sweet opportunity to brighten their future. 

Disabled Voters March from Baltimore to DC to encourage voter turnout

LAUREL, Md. – A group of disabled voters of the group, ADAPT, hit the road from Baltimore to DC to encourage those in and out of the disabled community to vote in the upcoming general election.

Gaithersburg deli offers opportunities for special workers

That’s a Wrap is a deli that hires people with developmental disabilities to prepare and serve its wraps, salads, smoothies, and other healthy meal options. It is run by Montgomery County nonprofit Community Support Services.

Blind residents speak up about challenges in Prince George’s County

The National Federation of the Blind’s National Harbor Chapter visit the Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker to discuss problems and possible solutions. One woman says there’s still life after vision loss.

Hundreds of Individuals with Developmental Disabilities, Advocates Urge Legislators to Fund Services

Direct-support staff funding for people with disabilities is at stake

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