Maryland Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA)

​Our Administration​

  • Provides a coordinated service delivery system for people with developmental disabilities
  • Partners with people with developmental disabilities and their families to provide leadership and resources to enable these individuals in living fulfilling lives.
  • is guided by the principle that individuals with developmental disabilities have the right to direct their lives and services.

We do this by focusing on six areas: Self-Determination, Self-Advocacy, Supporting Families, Housing, Employment, and Assistive Technology.​

More about the Vision and Goals of DDA.

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The direction of DDA's service delivery system is transforming to better meet the needs of people receiving services.​​​​​​​

​​DDA Vision

People with developmental disabilities will have full lives in the communities of their choice wh​ere they are included, participate, and are active citizens.

DDA Mission

Create a flexible, person-centered, family-oriented system of support so people can have full lives.​


DDA Headquarters

201 W. Preston Street, 4th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: (410) 767-5600
Fax: (410) 767-5850
Toll Free: (844) 253-8694​​​​​​​


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