It is with great joy that we present this award in Deborah Jackson’s honor and memory to Montel Medley who carries on her commitment to an independent life.
Marylanders with disabilities CAN WORK and keep their health benefits! The Employed Individuals with Disabilities (EID) Program extends Medical Assistance health benefits to working Marylanders with disabilities.
Work incentives include employment programs that are funded by SSA as well as benefits management services. In this post, we mention a few of the many work incentives available.
There are many myths floating around about work and benefits that create widespread fear about going back to work. MD-WIN wants to spread the truth about how employment affects Social Security disability benefits and associated medical insurance.
Maryland Work Incentives Network is Maryland’s Work Incentives Planning and Assistance (WIPA) project, providing individualized, in-depth, employment-focused benefits counseling and work incentives planning.
Michelle Lindsay, Independence Now’s 2020 Deborah Jackson Rising Star award recipient, shared with us how she got started with Independence Now and what she’d say to others seeking resources and support to live independently.
We’re counting down the top 5 ways in which youth ages 16-30 can engage with Independence Now!
As part of our Independent Living History series and in recognition of March being Women’s History Month, we’re recognizing the contributions of a local woman to events in Disability History.
Independence Now was so very pleased to work with Musa, a consumer who reached out to us for support to live independently. Musa sent us this message to kick off 2021 and we’d like to express our gratitude right back for allowing us to work with him. “I would like to start off the New[…]
“This is Destin Crosby and I would like to thank Independent Living [sic] for introducing me to DORS to help me start my dog grooming business. They are going to help me get a laptop and help me register for school! I would like to thank Abiola & Independence [Now] for helping me out. Thank[…]