Amity Lachowicz serves as the Independent Living Specialist for Howard County with Accessible Resources for Independence. Since her diagnosis with multiple sclerosis in 2012, Amity has steered her career towards working with individuals with disabilities. As an SSDI recipient herself, Amity understands firsthand the intricacies of federal benefit programs.
Amity graduated from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County in 2015 with a Bachelor's degree in Health Administration and Policy. She has gained her provisional certification as a Certified Work Incentives Counselor through Virginia Commonwealth University. Amity also holds certification for Maryland State Benefits Counseling through the Department of Disabilities.