Tag: Disability

Snow Patrol Program Needs Volunteers

Snow Patrol Program Needs Volunteers

| December 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

With winter weather on the way, groups and individual volunteers are needed for Snow Patrol. The Department of Aging and Disabilities is partnering with the Volunteer Center For Anne Arundel County and the Citizen Corps Council to recruit and deploy church youth groups, families (and individuals), scouts, and high school groups as well as adult organizations […]

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disAbility Awareness Day Awards Presented

disAbility Awareness Day Awards Presented

| November 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Commission on Disability Issues and County Executive John R. Leopold presented awards to individuals and businesses for their support of people with disabilities during the 2012 disAbility Awareness Day on Oct. 27 at Westfield Annapolis Mall. The Commission recognized special needs architect Catherine Purple Cherry with the top honor, the 2012 […]

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October Is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

October Is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

| October 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Office of Disability Employment Policy as part of the United States Department of Labor proclaimed October as National Disability Employment Awareness Month. The majority of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) are either unemployed or underemployed, despite their ability, desire, and willingness to engage in meaningful work in the community. The United States […]

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County Department Of Aging Staff Present At National Conference

County Department Of Aging Staff Present At National Conference

| July 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Three staff members from the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities were invited to present a session at the 37th annual conference and trade show of the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (N4A) held July 7-11 in Denver, Colo. A request to participate is considered recognition of the high quality of […]

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Living Well Workshops Scheduled

Living Well Workshops Scheduled

| June 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Do you suffer from a chronic condition such as diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, heart disease, chronic pain or anxiety? If so, the Living Well with Chronic Conditions Workshops can help you to take control of your life again. You can get the support you need from this Stanford University program taught by the Anne Arundel County Department […]

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New Senior Services Directory Available

New Senior Services Directory Available

| June 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Friends of Arundel Seniors, Inc., and the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities have published the 2012-2013 edition of “Services for Seniors, Adults with Disabilities, and Caregivers.” The free directory is printed annually with the cooperation of the Senior Services Provider Group Inc., a non-profit membership organization composed of businesses and individuals […]

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Matt Rutherford Returns Home To Hero’s Welcome

Matt Rutherford Returns Home To Hero’s Welcome

| April 22, 2012 | 1 Comment

Yesterday, Matt Rutherford returned to Annapolis after solo circumnavigating the Americas in a 27′ sailboat. The young sailor embarked on this journey to bring attention and funds to a local non-profit, Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating, or CRAB, a nonprofit which gives people with disabilities the opportunity to sail.  The Capital has a very thorough story […]

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Leopold Announces Plans For Adaptive Track At Freedom Field

Leopold Announces Plans For Adaptive Track At Freedom Field

| April 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

County Executive John R. Leopold thanked the Governor, Comptroller and Treasurer for approving Program Open Space funds for the Lake Waterford Park Adaptive Recreation Track. “The development of a state-of-the art facility for children with special needs has always been one of my top priorities and is a model for adaptive recreation,” County Executive Leopold […]

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Veterans, Learn About Your Benefits

Veterans, Learn About Your Benefits

| March 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Part of “The Future is Now! Are You Ready? series, the free workshop will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. April 11 at the Pascal Senior Activity Center, 125 Dorsey Road, Glen Burnie. Nicole Kaiser, a clinical social worker with the VA’s Maryland Health Care System, will discuss the full range of outpatient and […]

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Special Needs Walk Run

Special Needs Walk Run

| March 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Commission on Disability Issues encourages the public to sign up for the 3rd annual Recreation Deeds for Special Needs 2012 Challenge Run 5K and Fun Walk to be held Saturday, March 31, at Fort Smallwood Park, 9500 Fort Smallwood Road, Pasadena. The race this year is being held in memory of […]

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Living With Your Chronic Condition

Living With Your Chronic Condition

| March 17, 2012 | 2 Comments

Free workshops on “Living Well with Chronic Conditions” are offered in April and May by the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities and Anne Arundel Medical Center. Adults with chronic conditions of any age are welcome to participate, as well as caregivers of individuals with chronic conditions. “These conditions can be anything from […]

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Final Call For Artists

Final Call For Artists

| February 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Commission on Disability Issues announced today its final call for artwork submissions for The 2012 Artists With Disabilities Art Exhibit. This exhibit, which runs from April 19 to June 15, at the Arundel Center in Annapolis, will feature 25 works of art. It provides an exciting opportunity for county residents with […]

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Adaptive Summer Day Camps

Adaptive Summer Day Camps

| January 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Commission on Disability Issues encourages parents of youth ages 5 to 21 with disabilities to attend the Summer Camp Fair offered by the Anne Arundel County Recreation and Parks Department. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, at Severna Park High School, 60 Robinson […]

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Annapolis Civitan Grants $15K To Bello Machre

Annapolis Civitan Grants $15K To Bello Machre

| January 28, 2012 | 1 Comment

The Annapolis Civitan #177 presented Bello Machre with a grant check for $15,000. The purpose of the $15,000 grant is to purchase and install an overhead barrier-free lift system and automatic self-opening doors in a brand new Bello Machre home located on Spencer Drive in Glen Burnie, Maryland. Dr. Robert T. Ireland, President and Chief […]

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Call For Artists With Disabilities

Call For Artists With Disabilities

| January 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Artists of all ages with disabilities who reside in Anne Arundel County are invited to submit artwork to the 2012 Artists With Disabilities Art Exhibit. This exhibit will feature 25 works of art created by county artists with disabilities.  Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold will kick off the art exhibit with an Opening […]

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