“For me, peer counseling is invaluable. I find it really helpful to hear from people who have gone through similar situations as me.”
In honor of Brain Injury Awareness Month, Laurie Elinoff of The Brain Injury Association of Maryland shares her personal path to advocacy.
One of the greatest benefits of attending an Independence Now event is the peer mentoring that occurs between consumers.
Peer Counseling is support from people with shared life experience, in our case, people with disabilities serve as counselors for others with disabilities.
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.
The theme for the Independence Amplified Maryland session on Monday, March, 8, 2021 was focused on introducing several support groups available in Maryland.