DORS Workforce & Technology Center’s Rehabilitation Technology Services (RTS) program is a national leader in providing worksite evaluation and assistive technology 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 DORS consumers and employers in the areas of worksite job accommodations, adaptive driving, assistive technology assessment and training, and residential modification consultation. Examples of AT provided included hand controls for cars, ramps and stair glides for the home, alternative keyboards and mice or screen magnification and screen readers for computers, and specialized computer-based writing tools.
Rehabilitation Technology Services include:
An eye-gaze system allowed this network engineer with ALS to continue working.
2301 Argonne Drive, Baltimore, MD 21218
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The Vocational Rehabilitation program receives 78.7% of its funding through a grant from the U.S. Department of Education. For Federal fiscal year 2019, the total amount of grant funds awarded were $47,197,460. The remaining 21.3% of the costs ($12,773,900) were funded by State appropriations.