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Online Resources

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State Resources

Resources for parents, students, and instructors including newsletters, policy, curriculum, and materials.

Resources for parents, students, and instructors including newsletters, policy, curriculum, and materials.

“Offers programs and services that help people with disabilities go to work.” DORS provides services such as career counseling, career assessment, assistive technology, job placement, support services and more! If interested, click on the following link to find your local DORS office today!

“Offers programs and services that help people with disabilities go to work.” DORS provides services such as career counseling, career assessment, assistive technology, job placement, support services and more! If interested, click on the following link to find your local DORS office today!

Serves students in all 24 Maryland jurisdictions. A private, statewide resource center for providing outreach, educational, and residential programs to children from birth to 21 years old who are blind or visually impaired — including those with multiple disabilities.

Serves students in all 24 Maryland jurisdictions. A private, statewide resource center for providing outreach, educational, and residential programs to children from birth to 21 years old who are blind or visually impaired — including those with multiple disabilities.

The Maryland Instructional Resource Center (MIRC) is a repository for ordering braille and large print textbooks located at the Maryland School for the Blind. Through the link below, you can request/order various large print and braille textbooks for all students.

The Maryland Instructional Resource Center (MIRC) is a repository for ordering braille and large print textbooks located at the Maryland School for the Blind. Through the link below, you can request/order various large print and braille textbooks for all students.

Since 1900, Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind has been dedicated to helping the blind or visually impaired population of the greater Washington region overcome the challenges of vision loss. Our work enables people of all ages who are blind or visually impaired to remain independent, active and productive in society.

Since 1900, Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind has been dedicated to helping the blind or visually impaired population of the greater Washington region overcome the challenges of vision loss. Our work enables people of all ages who are blind or visually impaired to remain independent, active and productive in society.

a partnership between the Maryland State Department of Education and the University of Maryland, College Park. This project supports Maryland and DC children and young adults with deafblindness in their homes, schools, and communities by providing consultation, training, special programs, resources, and technical assistance to children and their families and care providers.

a partnership between the Maryland State Department of Education and the University of Maryland, College Park. This project supports Maryland and DC children and young adults with deafblindness in their homes, schools, and communities by providing consultation, training, special programs, resources, and technical assistance to children and their families and care providers.

A free braille and talking book library service for people with temporary or permanent low vision, blindness, or a physical, perceptual, or reading disability that prevents them from using regular print materials.

A free braille and talking book library service for people with temporary or permanent low vision, blindness, or a physical, perceptual, or reading disability that prevents them from using regular print materials.

The mission of the DC Office of Disability Rights (ODR) is to ensure that the programs, services, benefits, activities and facilities operated or funded by the District of Columbia are fully accessible to, and useable by people with disabilities. ODR is committed to inclusion, community-based services, and self-determination for people with disabilities. ODR is responsible for overseeing the implementation of the City’s obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as well as other disability rights laws.

The mission of the DC Office of Disability Rights (ODR) is to ensure that the programs, services, benefits, activities and facilities operated or funded by the District of Columbia are fully accessible to, and useable by people with disabilities. ODR is committed to inclusion, community-based services, and self-determination for people with disabilities. ODR is responsible for overseeing the implementation of the City’s obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as well as other disability rights laws.

National Resources

An advocacy group of blind people in the USA. Their national headquarters are in Baltimore, Maryland. They offer many resources, programs, services, and a community that can help empower blind and visually impaired individuals. Has local chapters.

An advocacy group of blind people in the USA. Their national headquarters are in Baltimore, Maryland. They offer many resources, programs, services, and a community that can help empower blind and visually impaired individuals. Has local chapters.

Advocates for equality of people who are blind and visually impaired, inspires community, and connects you with education, resources, and each other to support your independence. Has local chapters.

Advocates for equality of people who are blind and visually impaired, inspires community, and connects you with education, resources, and each other to support your independence. Has local chapters.

Provides information about and live with Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD), offering you healthy living tips, the latest information, and ways to honor those touched by macular disease, while supporting researchers working to prevent, treat and cure macular degeneration and Stargardt’s Disease.

Provides information about and live with Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD), offering you healthy living tips, the latest information, and ways to honor those touched by macular disease, while supporting researchers working to prevent, treat and cure macular degeneration and Stargardt’s Disease.

A national, voluntary, non-profit organization for people with albinism, their families, and professionals who work with them. Established in 1982, NOAH provides a network of local chapters and contact persons; offers information, support, and appropriate referrals; and promotes public and professional education.

A national, voluntary, non-profit organization for people with albinism, their families, and professionals who work with them. Established in 1982, NOAH provides a network of local chapters and contact persons; offers information, support, and appropriate referrals; and promotes public and professional education.