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Md.’s New Mandatory Police Training Program To Be Led By The Disabled

A Maryland commission formed in response to the death in custody of a man with Down syndrome plans to make people with intellectual and developmental disabilities the teachers in a mandatory, statewide police training program.

05/22/2014

CAMDEN YARDS CLEANUP CREW FROM CHIMES

Cleanup Crew ‘Chimes’ In At Camden Yards To Overcome Hardships

Batting clean-up is an important job on any baseball team, so is cleaning up after a game is over.

04/15/2014

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Disability Department Secretary Retiring After 7 Years

Catherine Raggio, the secretary of Maryland’s Department of Disabilities, plans to retire at the end of this month after seven years in the position.

04/10/2014

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Md. Nonprofit Serving Disabled Reports Data Breach

Someone hacked the computers of a state-licensed provider of services to the developmentally disabled and stole Social Security numbers and medical information for about 9,700 clients, the organization and the state agency that oversees it said Monday.

03/17/2014

Ethan Saylor

Md. Commission On Police And Disabled Meets

A state panel is getting close to making recommendations regarding police training about people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

12/18/2013

Ethan Saylor

New Panel Begins Work After In Custody Death Of Md. Man With Down Syndrome

The death of a man with Down syndrome in the custody of sheriff’s deputies has helped inspire a new Maryland commission to improve interactions with people with developmental disabilities.

10/29/2013

Ethan Saylor

Md. Could Be First State To Train Police On Disabilities

Maryland could become the first state to require police and other first responders to get disability training following the death of 26-year-old Robert Ethan Saylor.

09/26/2013

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Social Worker Pleads Guilty To Health Care Fraud

A former social worker who prosecutors say continued to submit insurance claims after her license was suspended has pleaded guilty to health care fraud.

03/29/2013

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VA Adds Staff To Accelerate Md. Claims Processing

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs says it’s adding staff and installing new managers at its Baltimore regional office to reduce a large backlog of claims from Maryland veterans.

02/21/2013

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Frederick Training Center Boss Chooses Jail

The former director of a shuttered workplace for developmentally disabled adults in Frederick is choosing to stay in jail rather than cooperate with a state-sponsored investigation of the center’s failure.

01/03/2013

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D.C. Council To Consider Disabled Parking Overhaul

The D.C. Council is again pushing forward with a major overhaul to the way people with disabilities can park on congested downtown streets.

10/01/2012

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Man Who Collected Disability Benefits Convicted

A man who prosecutors say collected Social Security disability benefits while working for the agency has been convicted of fraud.

09/28/2012

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