Veteran Fired From VA After Seeking Help For Disability PayThe U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs fired an employee in retaliation for seeking congressional help in finding his lost VA benefits claims folder, federal investigators said Tuesday on the employee's first day back to work.
Judge OKs $6.6M Settlement For Social Security WorkersA 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.
Baltimore Postal Worker Convicted Of 7-Year Disability & Food Stamp ScamA long-term Baltimore mail carrier has been convicted of a disability scam that spanned seven years.
Baltimore Counselor Charged In Sex Assault Of Disabled MenA Baltimore counselor has been charged in the sexual abuse of two men living at a home for the developmentally disabled.
Md. Auditors: Flaws In DDA Verification ProcessMaryland 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.
Baltimore Agrees To Stop Disabilities Questions For Job OffersThe 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.
Md.'s New Mandatory Police Training Program To Be Led By The DisabledA 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.
Cleanup Crew 'Chimes' In At Camden Yards To Overcome HardshipsBatting clean-up is an important job on any baseball team, so is cleaning up after a game is over.
Disability Department Secretary Retiring After 7 YearsCatherine Raggio, the secretary of Maryland's Department of Disabilities, plans to retire at the end of this month after seven years in the position.
Md. Nonprofit Serving Disabled Reports Data BreachSomeone 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.
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.
New Panel Begins Work After In Custody Death Of Md. Man With Down SyndromeThe 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.