Rehabilitation Technology Services

​DORS Rehabilitation Technology Services (RTS) program is a national leader in providing worksite evaluation and assistive technology (AT) services that help people with disabilities get and keep jobs. Through the effective use of assistive technology, RTS staff solve problems for people who have limitations in communication, mobility, vision, and thinking.

RTS provides services to job seekers and businesses in the areas of worksite job accommodations, adaptive driving, AT assessment and training, and home modification consultation.

​Examples of AT that the DORS RTS program has provided include:

  • Hand controls for cars
  • Ramps and stair glides for the home
  • Alternative keyboards and mice or screen magnification and screen readers for computers
  • Specialized computer-based writing tools

DORS Rehabilitation Technology Services include:

A man in a motorized chair sits in front of an array of computer equipment, including a large flat screen monitor on which is displayed a close-up of his eyes.
An eye-gaze system allowed this network engineer with ALS to continue working.

Maryland Technology Assistance Program

The Maryland Department of Disabilities (MDOD) Maryland Assistive Technology (MTAP) loan programs help Maryland residents with disabilities and their families qualify for low-interest loans to buy assistive technology equipment, devices, adapted and non-adapted vehicles in order to live, work, and learn more independently and to support various employment goals.

Loans are available from $500-$60,000, depending on restrictions and qualifications.

Call 1-800-832-4827 for more information.​​

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