The ABLE Program is designed to provide individuals with blindness/low vision the opportunity to develop basic adjustment to blindness skills. This program will allow participants to develop and maintain independent living skills and work readiness skills in preparation for employment. Participants will have the opportunity to interact and share concerns and solutions with other program participants with vision loss. This is an eight-week program operating four days per week, Monday through Thursday. Instructional hours are 8:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. ABLE will be conducted two times per year, in the fall and in the spring
Job Squad is an eight-week job seeking skills and employee development program. You will be expected to treat Job Squad like a job: appropriate dress, behavior, attendance, participation, active job searching and completion of assignments, is required.
Career Life Planning is a four-week program designed to determine if working is right for you. The program allows for self-guided assessments of skills, knowledge, abilities, strengths and weaknesses, and job readiness, as well as exploration of career choices. This discovery process will help you determine your interests and make a commitment to achieving employment or alternate life goals, as well as those steps necessary to achieve the desired path.
In ABLE'S Low-Vision Support Group participants socialize and practice living skills through a variety of activities. At the Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens staffer Glenda Weber how differences in climate determine the types of the plants found there.
In Household Arts/Daily Living we evaluate your ability to care for home and personal needs.
Job Squad includes: instruction, speakers on specific topics, job search activities, work at computers equipped with JAWS and ZoomText software, and mock interviews. Job Squad participants are encouraged to seek volunteer positions in order to gain work experience.
Career Life Planning can help you determine your interests and make a commitment to achieving employment or alternate life goals.
2301 Argonne Drive, Baltimore, MD 21218
410-554-9442 | 888-554-0334 | 443-798-2840 VP
The Vocational Rehabilitation program receives 78.7 percent of its funding through a grant from the U.S. Department of Education. For Federal fiscal year 2021, the total amount of grant funds awarded was $46,881,489. The remaining 21.3 percent of the costs $12,668,382 were funded by State appropriations.