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:
Thirteen (13) voting members who are people with a disability;
Three (3) voting members who are parents of people with disabilities;
Nine (9) voting members who represent organizations and agencies that provide services or represent people with disabilities;
One (1) non-voting member from the Department of Recreation, Department of Transportation, and the Human Rights Commission.
Two (2) non-voting members from the Department of Health and Human Services.
Commission Meeting Documents, Reports and Other Resources
Commission on People with Disabilities Full Commission Meeting - Wednesday, December 11th, 2013 at Executive Office Building, 101 Monroe Street - Lobby Auditorium, Rockville. The Commission welcomes Jim Schmutz, President and CEO of Special Olympics of Maryland (SOMD), who will present SOMD's history and mission, programs, impact, and vision for SOMD and Montgomery County. Meetings are open to the public.
Therapeutic Recreation Survey - Montgomery County Therapeutic Recreation is conducting a survey in order to provide better services to its customers. Feedback will ensure that quality programs and services are provided. All individuals with disabilities, family members and caregivers are invited to participate by completing the survey. The completion of the survey will take about five minutes. If you have any questions, please call Judy Stiles at 240-777-6875. For questions about Therapeutic Recreation programming, please call 240-777-6870.
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Support to the Commission is provided by:
Betsy Luecking, Disability Policy Specialist
Carly Clem, Administrative Specialist I
240-777-1246 (V), MD Relay 711
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