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.
Batting clean-up is an important job on any baseball team, so is cleaning up after a game is over.
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.
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.
A state panel is getting close to making recommendations regarding police training about people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
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.
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.
A former social worker who prosecutors say continued to submit insurance claims after her license was suspended has pleaded guilty to health care fraud.
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.
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.
The D.C. Council is again pushing forward with a major overhaul to the way people with disabilities can park on congested downtown streets.
A man who prosecutors say collected Social Security disability benefits while working for the agency has been convicted of fraud.