A simple plastic straw doesn't seem like a luxury but many people are still able to enjoy their favorite drinks.   Read More

As a teenager, looking like your peers is an important part of life, but for those who live with a chronic disability, the compliments on their fashion statements can take on an even greater importance.  Many young people who have a disability, spend years (or perhaps a lifetime) trying to find adaptive clothing and a way to pay for it in order to maintain their independence and acceptance.   Read More

Celebrating 30 years honoring volunteers, the Maryland You are Beautiful Program generates enormous state pride by recognizing thousands of unsung heroes who make Maryland a better place to live, work, and visit.  Every year, hundreds of people from all over the State nominate friends and community members for their outstanding volunteer efforts.  These selfless individuals have touched many lives, ultimately improving the quality of life for all of our citizens. Read More

At the United Needs & Abilities annual award dinner and gala, consumers with developmental disabilities were honored for their achievements over the past year. Each individual received a certificate of achievement.  Additionally, a brick engraved with their name will be placed in the UNA Legacy Walk in honor of them. Read More

The Tezla Group saves the day at United Needs & Abilities
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Krista’s Story Read More