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    Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA)

    ​Our Administration​

    • Provide​s 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.​

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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 Guide to Services

    The DDA's 2023 guide about our agency and our services is available now. A shorter easy read version of the g​uide is also availab​le.

    DDA Headquarters

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