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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

    OVERVIEW: Provides low cost, assistive technology and rehabilitative engineering solutions to problems faced by disabled persons.SERVICES:1) 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 e...

  • 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 INDUSTRIES DIVISION: Employs over 400 workers, half of whom are blind, to manufacture 115 products in 4 plants in Baltimore, Cumberland, and Salisbury. Employees install and service a full line of beverage and snack vending machines at various loc...

  • Freedom Center, The

    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:  Includes assistance in the removal of physical and attitudinal barriers that may limit and individuals ability to function independently in his/her own home, family, or community.2...

  • 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...

  • Enoch Pratt Free Library

    Agency: Enoch Pratt Free Library

    Public library offering access to written publications, video and audio materials, meeting rooms, and programs. SERVICES:1) LIBRARY SERVICES: Offers a collection of books, films, magazines, newspapers, microfilm, government documents, and publications. Also offers a Bookmobile that visits a variety of schools, community centers and neighborhoods in...

  • Kennedy Krieger Institute, Clinical Services

    Agency: Kennedy Krieger Institute

    OVERVIEW: Provides comprehensive psychological, behavioral, developmental, educational and medical assessments and treatment for individuals with a variety of neurological, developmental and physical disorders.SERVICES: 1) ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY: Provides assistive aids and devices prescribed for patients with developmental disabilities and acquired ...

  • 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

    OVERVIEW: Provides assistance for eyeglasses, medical equipment, and offers scholarships.SERVICES:1) EYEGLASSES AND MEDICAL EQUIPMENT: Offers assistance to low-income Westminster residents with purchasing eyeglasses and medical equipment such as crutches, canes, and wheelchairs. Need an application from DSS or the Health Department in order to be r...

  • 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...

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