Maureen van Stone

Maureen van Stone

  • Hosted by Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service
  • Sponsored by Pfizer Inc.
  • Service location Baltimore, Maryland
  • Law school Whittier Law School
  • Issue area Children/Youth, Disability Rights
  • Fellowship class year 2005
  • Program Design Your Own Fellowship

The Project

Maureen proposed a partnership between Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service, a non-profit legal aid organization, and the Kennedy Krieger Institute at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. The partnership linked attorneys with health care professionals and teachers to allow them to band together to advocate for their patients who needed services and to provide educational materials and training for the families of children who have disabilities.

What’s Next

Maureen van Stone currently serves as the director of the Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities (MCDD) at Kennedy Krieger Institute and the director of Project HEAL (Health, Education, Advocacy, and Law), a MCDD community-based program.

Media

Kennedy Krieger Institute Appoints Maureen van Stone as Director of the Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities

Project HEAL helps families navigate the disabilities maze

Changing Lives Through Medical-Legal Partnerships

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