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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

 

Commission Meeting Documents, Reports and Other Resources

Meeting Agendas and Schedules

Meeting Summary Minutes

Annual Reports

Testimony

Publications and Resources

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Developmental Disability Advisory Committee Meeting Documents, Reports and Other Resources

Meeting Agendas and Schedules

Meeting Summary Minutes

Coordination of Community Services - Montgomery County Health & Human Services Provider Transfer Instructions (Effective July 1st, 2015)

 

Spotlight

NEW! Commission on People with Disabilities Meeting Wednesday, February 10th, 2016 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Held at Executive Office Building, 101 Monroe Street, Lobby Level Auditorium, Rockville, MD. The Commission will welcome Beth Levie, AFL-CIO, who will discuss WMATA's consideration of using transportation network companies (Uber, Lyft) for MetroAccess overflow.  The Commission will also welcome Montgomery County Parks who will give an ADA Transition Plan overview. Meetings are open to the public. To request an accommodation to attend the meeting please call 240-777-1246 (V), MD Relay 711, or e-mail Carly.Clem@montgomerycountymd.gov

NEW! Vote Disability - Rooted in Rights Video - Informs voters with disabilities of their rights, and encourages people with disabilities to vote. 

NEW! Public Safety Chiefs Urge Public to "Be Safer this Holiday Season;" Be Safe, Be Seen, Be ResponsibleDrivers are reminded that it is illegal to park a vehicle without disability tags or license in a designated disability parking space. The fine for Montgomery County is $250. For more information, please view the flyer on Respect the Space / Disability Parking.

"A Better Bottom Line" - Montgomery County Government video regarding the employment of people with disabilities and veterans. (YouTube)

Non-Competitive Hiring Database: Have You Created Your Profile? The County passed a charter amendment that allows for the non-competitive appointment of persons with severe disabilities to County merit positions.  There are no specific jobs designated or set aside for people with disabilities. However, if a non-competitive position becomes available, make sure you are considered. Don't miss a potential employment opportunity... sign up today and create a profile! View flyer for instructions.

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, Community Outreach Manager

Carly Clem, Administrative Specialist I

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

 

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