Specialized Services

​DORS offers a wide variety of programs and services that help Maryland citizens who have disabilities get ready for work and independence.

DORS staff have specialized training to work with people with a variety of disabilities, including: blindness and vision loss, deafness and hearing loss, deaf-blindness, autism, acquired brain injuryserious mental illness, and most other disabilities.
DORS also has specialized services for students ages 14 - 21 who have disabilities and people who want to be self-employed.
A man holds up a check writing guide for the blind.Office for Blindness & Vision Services teacher for the blind Donald Combs demonstrates a check-writing guide during a class for high school students at the Workforce & Technology Center.