A federal administrative law judge in Baltimore has given preliminary approval to a $6.6 million settlement for more than 570 current and former Social Security Administration employees with disabilities.
A long-term Baltimore mail carrier has been convicted of a disability scam that spanned seven years.
A Baltimore counselor has been charged in the sexual abuse of two men living at a home for the developmentally disabled.
Maryland auditors have found the state’s Developmental Disabilities Administration has not substantially addressed a previous finding that it does not have procedures to verify consumers received services from providers as stipulated.
The U.S. Justice Department has reached an agreement with Baltimore that will require the city to cease hiring practices the federal government deems discriminatory toward applicants with disabilities.
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.