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  • Maryland Accessible Telecommunications

    Agency: Maryland Department of Information and Technology

    ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY: Distributes state provided amplified and captioned phones, ring signalers, TTYs, and other assistive devices to qualified applicants who have difficulty using a standard telephone. Also can provide tablets for persons who are deaf, hard of hearing, speech disabilities, and cognitive disabilities. Also administers the Maryland ...

  • Maryland Relay

    Agency: Maryland Department of Information and Technology

    MARYLAND RELAY: Helps an individual communicate with an individual who is deaf, hard of hearing, late-deafened, or speech disabled using TTY (Text Telephone). Messages are relayed by an Operator (OPR), word for word, to the hearing person on the other end of the line. Then the OPR types what the hearing person has said back to the TTY user in real ...

  • St. Mary's County Library

    Agency: St. Mary's County Library

    OVERVIEW: Provides free library and information services. SERVICES: 1) COMMUNITY INFORMATION SERVICE: Provides information to persons who contact the library in person, by phone or by email. 2) LIBRARY SERVICES: Provides reference and inter-library load service in person, by phone or email. Lends books and other printed materials, downloadable b...

  • The Arc of Washington County

    Agency: Arc of Washington County

    OVERVIEW: Provides a variety of community-based services, to help children and adults with developmental disabilities and their families, including supported employment, family support services, individual support services, personal supports 24/7, day habilitation program, respite care, vocational day program, transportation, and behavioral support...

  • Volunteers for Medical Engineering

    Agency: IMAGE Center of Maryland

    ASSISTIVE EQUIPMENT: Provides low cost, custom assistive devices and adaptive equipment and rehabilitative engineering solutions to problems faced by disabled person.  Helps to create assistive technology to enhance independent living of persons with disabilities. Bike Clinic builds bicycles for children with disabilities.  Services available to in...

  • Blind Industries and Services of Maryland, Wicomico County

    Agency: Blind Industries and Services of Maryland

    OVERVIEW: Provides support services to individuals who are blind and visually impaired.SERVICES:1) THE MANUFACTURING DIVISION: Employs over 400 workers, half of whom are blind, to manufacture 115 products in 4 plants in Baltimore, Cumberland, Raleigh, and Salisbury. Employees install and service a full line of beverage and snack vending machines at...

  • Freedom Center

    Agency: Freedom Center, The

    OVERVIEW:  Provides assistance and advocacy to help individuals with disabilities lead independent and productive lives.SERVICES:1) INDEPENDENT LIVING SKILLS TRAINING: Assists with achieving highest level of independence possible in the home, family or community through money and time management, cooking, cleaning, laundry and travel training.2) IN...

  • Hear Now

    Agency: Starkey Hearing Foundation, The

    FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Assists low income individuals who permanently reside within the United States to acquire hearing aids. Anyone interested in assistance must demonstrate their financial need through the Hear Now application.

  • Maryland Technology Assistance Program, Loan Program

    Agency: Maryland Technology Assistance Program

    LOAN PROGRAM: A sub-program of the Maryland Department of Disabilities. Residents (and their families) who have disabilities may apply for low interest loans, that will enable the client to purchase assistive technology, such as wheelchairs, mobility aids, hearing & vision aids, computers and home or workplace modifications.  Call for more informat...

  • Maryland Technology Assistance Program, Maryland Technology Assistance Equipment Reuse (MATER)

    Agency: Maryland Technology Assistance Program

    MARYLAND TECHNOLOGY ASSISTANCE EQUIPMENT REUSE (MATER): A sub-program of the Maryland Department of Disabilities. Offers MATER website, a free service where individuals can list items such as assistive technology, DME, vehicles or other equipment for sale or donation to other individuals. All activity on MATER is monitored by MD TAP Staff.  Please ...

  • National Federation of the Blind, Headquarters

    Agency: National Federation of the Blind, Headquarters

    Provides advocacy, support, information & referral, and outreach for persons who are blind, visually impaired, or with failing vision.SERVICES:1) ADVOCACY: Assists members with problems in conjunction with the Division of Rehabilitation Services. Helps members get Social Security benefits. Intervenes in cases of discrimination, e.g. housing, employ...

  • Accessible Resources for Independence

    Agency: Accessible Resource for Independence

    INFORMATION AND REFERRAL: Provides information and referral for housing, attendant care, education, employment, recreation, health care, legal services, architectural barrier removal, SSI/SSDI, transportation, adaptive technology, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Also offers referrals to agencies and resources for planning and directi...

  • Blind Industries and Services of Maryland, Allegany County

    Agency: Blind Industries and Services of Maryland

    OVERVIEW: Provides a residential and day learning program and support groups for people who are affected by blindness.SERVICES:1) THE INDUSTRIES DIVISION: Employs over 730 workers, half of whom are blind, to manufacture products in 6 plants in Baltimore, Cumberland, Hagerstown, Salisbury and Federalsburg, MD and Raleigh, NC. 2) THE REHABILITATION T...

  • Blind Industries and Services of Maryland, Baltimore, Rehabilitation Training Division

    Agency: Blind Industries and Services of Maryland

    THE REHABILITATION TRAINING DIVISION: Teaches adult blind students communication skills such as braille and typing, the use of state-of-the-art adaptive equipment, independent cane travel; social and recreational skills; activities of daily living; educational and recreation activities; and bi-weekly group discussions about issues related to blindn...

  • Kennedy Krieger Institute, Clinical Services

    Agency: Kennedy Krieger Institute

    CLINICAL SERVICES: Provides comprehensive psychological, behavioral, developmental, educational and medical assessments and treatment for individuals with a variety of neurological, developmental and physical disorders. Provides assistive aids and devices prescribed for patients with developmental disabilities and acquired neurological conditions. ...

  • Montgomery County Public Libraries

    Agency: Montgomery County Public Libraries

    OVERVIEW: Provides library services.SERVICES:1) LIBRARY SERVICES: Lends books and other printed and audio-visual materials at 21 branches. Provides telephone reference, e-mail, and live chat references, book availability and inter-library loan services.2) LITERACY COLLECTIONS AND RESOURCES: Provides materials at selected libraries for adult beginni...

  • Roberts Home Medical

    Agency: Roberts Home Medical

    OVERVIEW: Provides medical equipment, service and repair. SERVICES:      1) HOME MEDICAL EQUIPMENT: Provides home medical equipment such as wheel chairs, lifts, oxygen, etc.2) DISCHARGE ASSISTANCE: Provides assistance to work with physician and discharge planner to insure a smooth transition from hospital or skilled care to home.3) CONSULTATION/PAT...

  • Westminster Lions Club

    Agency: Carroll County Lions Clubs

    EYEGLASSES AND MEDICAL EQUIPMENT: Offers assistance to low-income Westminster residents with purchasing eyeglasses and medical equipment such as crutches, canes, and wheelchairs.   For eye glasses, you must first visit Carroll County Bureau of Aging or Health Department.  Please call Bob Coursey at 443-398-4934.  Also, provides 4 scholarships per y...

  • Maryland Technology Assistance Program, Tech Act Program

    Agency: Maryland Technology Assistance Program

    "TECH ACT" PROGRAM: As a sub-program of the Maryland Department of Disabilities, MD TAP specialists provide information on the range of assistive technology aids for daily living, mobility and transportation aids, augmentative communication and speech aids, hearing and visual aids, adaptive computer access devices and adaptations for the home, work...

  • Prince George's County Memorial Library System

    Agency: Prince George's County Memorial Library System

    LIBRARY SERVICES: Provides general library services, literacy programs for all ages, book delivery to nursing homes and homebound individuals, books for sale, 3D printing, free WIFI, meeting and conference rooms, and various social activities and events for the community. Tax forms are made available during tax season, preparation assistance is not...

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