What advocates and friends can do!


  1. Contact Governor Hogan: phone number: 410 974 3901 or http://governor.maryland.gov/contact-the-governors-office/
  2. Contact DHMH Secretary Van T. Mitchell (410-767 6505) and DDA Director Bernie Simons(410 767 5600) to express  your concern for the effect of Amendment 2 on SDS participants. Mailing address for both is 201 W. Preston St. Baltimore, Md. 21201.
  3. Contact Governor Hogan: phone number: 410 974 3901 or http://governor.maryland.gov/contact-the-governors-office/
  4. Contact your state Senator and your delegates .
  5. Contact your Congressperson to express concerns that for self-directing participants DDA is not observing the spirit of CMS guidelines for transparency and stakeholder input
  6. Write to Senator Kasemeyer and Delegate Macintosh .
  7. Write to Join our SDS advocacy Twitter campaign;share our stories, tweet to legislatures and CMS.
  8. Raise awareness about the the threat of proposed changes to SDS by posting links to our website on your Facebook page.
  9. Share our Facebook page to your Facebook page and ask friends to help support us by liking the page and commenting.
  10. Maryland government contact information.