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Commission on People with Disabilities

The Commission advises the County government on the coordination and development of policies for people with disabilities. The County Executive appoints Commission members subject to confirmation by the County Council. The Commission advises the County Executive and the County Council on the needs and concerns of the County's residents who have psychiatric, developmental, physical or sensory disabilities.

The Commission has 25 voting members, and at least five (5) non-voting members, including:

View the Enabling Legislation - Chapter 27 - Human Rights and Civil Liberties, Article VI, Commission on People with Disabilities

 

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Spotlight

NEW! ADA 24th Anniversary Celebration - Remembering Our History... Choosing our Future - Saturday, July 26 from 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Cultural Arts Center at Montgomery College, 7995 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910.  RSVP by July 21st. Call 410-767-3660 (V/TTY) or 1-800-637-4113 or e-mail mdod@mdod.state.md.us

Commission on People with Disabilities Meeting - There are no Full Commission Meetings in July or August.  The Commission will resume meetings in September.

Leggett Announces "Design for Life Montgomery" Legislation Becomes Law July 1 - The new law provides tax credits to builders and homeowners for including features in new and existing residential housing that improve accessibility for persons of all ages, including seniors and those with disabilities. 

Respect the Space Campaign Public Service Announcement (YouTube)

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Staff

Support to the Commission is provided by:

Betsy Luecking, Disability Policy Specialist

Carly Clem, Administrative Specialist I

240-777-1246 (V), MD Relay 711
DHHSWebsite@montgomerycountymd.gov 

 

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