About Us

Ethan Saylor Alliance

The Ethan Saylor Alliance was passed in April of 2015 and was aimed at providing increased training for members of law enforcement and other public service entities on specific needs of those with developmental and intellectual disabilities. The premise of the alliance is that self-advocates take the central role in educating and informing the community in regard to the specific needs of those with disabilities. The Maryland Department of Disabilities was tasked with forming an alliance of self-advocates, family members, disability related professionals, educators and members of law enforcement. The alliance will form the framework needed to support and facilitate self-advocates as educators for law enforcement and other public service entities.

Alliance Committee Members

Next Alliance meeting:​

Meetings are held the second Wednesday of even months from 10am - 12pm.

Date:         Wednesday, December 14, 2022
Time:         10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location:   Virtual

Future Meeting Dates:
  • TBD

Teleconference Access:

For more information:

Jennifer Eastman, Director, Community Living Policy
Maryland Department of Disabilities
217 East Redwood​ Street - Suite 1300
Baltimore, Maryland 21202