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Disability Rights Maryland (formerly Maryland Disability Law Center) is a non-profit advocacy organization that works to protect the civil rights of individuals with disabilities. As the state’s designated Protection and Advocacy (P&A) agency, the organization provides a range of free legal services to individuals who suffer from disabilities, including those who live in facilities or the community or who are homeless.
Andalman & Flynn works with Disability Rights Maryland to help obtain benefits for disabled Maryland residents. To view more information, see how you can help, or find out what Disability Rights Maryland can do for you, visit the DRM website. You can also contact a disability benefits law attorney at Andalman & Flynn for assistance.
About Disability Rights Maryland
Disability Rights Maryland is part of the P&A system established by Congress in 1975 as a response to the poor conditions individuals with disabilities faced within facilities. Today, the local organization advocates for the rights of persons both in and out of facilities, including those with disabilities that are:
- Related to traumatic brain injury
Disability Rights Maryland is funded by several agencies in Congress under a range of grants that work to protect the civil rights of individuals with disabilities. This includes P&A agencies for Development Disabilities (PADD), Individuals with Mental Illness (PAIMI), and more. Disability Rights Maryland also accepts donations, pro bono assistance from other attorneys in the area, and volunteer advocates.
Andalman & Flynn is your local law firm in Silver Spring, Maryland that can support you with professional legal services. To get in touch with an attorney in Maryland or in the Washington, DC area, give us a call at (301) 563-6685.
Disability Rights Maryland’s Advocacy Efforts
Conveniently based in Baltimore, Disability Rights Maryland’s mission is to advance the rights of those with disabilities throughout the state. That means giving claimants access to the resources they need—whether that means offering advice and referrals or providing individual representation and impact litigation.
Their advocacy is focused primarily on promoting public awareness of the issues facing disabled persons statewide while granting these individuals:
- Freedom from abuse and neglect
- Freedom from unnecessary institutionalization
- Access to education, housing, healthcare, and transportation
- Technical assistance and legal assistance
As the state’s Protection & Advocacy agency, Disability Rights Maryland has been granted the authority to investigate claims of suspected abuse and neglect for disability claimants within facilities.
For questions or assistance, you can reach Disability Rights Maryland at 410-727-6352, ext. 0 or toll-free at 800-233-7201. You can also call our lawyers in the Silver Spring area at (301) 563-6685!
Our Work with Disability Rights Maryland
At Andalman & Flynn, our attorneys frequently work with Disability Rights Maryland to obtain disability benefits for individuals throughout the state.
To see how our disability benefits attorneys can offer you assistance with your claim, contact us today. We also invite you to read more about our disability law benefits practice for information on our areas of concentration.