Blind Industries and Services of Maryland

General Information

Blind Industries and Services of Maryland
3345 Washington Blvd.
Baltimore US 21227
410-737-2626
hharris@bism.org
http://www.bism.org

Staff

Heather Harris,HHarris@bism.org

Rob Ennamorato,Communications,rennamorato@bism.org

Frederick Puente,President,fpuente@bism.org

Services Offered

  • Assessment
    • Administers McCarron Dial Vocational Assessments and functional assessments of basic skill levels.
  • Braille and Reading Instruction
    • Adults and Seniors are taught how to read and write Braille as part of two comprehensive training programs.
  • Community Outreach Programs
    • Offers home teaching services, presentations on blindness, programs for community groups and agencies, convention presentations, in-service training.
  • Computer Training/Assistive Technology
    • Provides training in the use of assistive technology.
  • Consultation/Technical Program Assistance
    • Provides consultation/technical assistance on hourly fee basis.
  • Counseling
    • Offers consultation, information and referral as well as twice-weekly seminars on adjustment to blindness.
  • Daily Living Skills/Independent Living Skills Training
    • Offers rehabilitation training program, preparing people who are blind for everyday challenges of family, work, and personal achievement. Sponsors senior events (on- and off-site) and offers home teaching services, senior training and support.
  • Employment/Job Training
    • Offers pre-vocational and vocational training, employment opportunities for the blind, and job placement and employment development services. Sells products produced in workshops on site.
  • Information and Referral
    • Provides ongoing referral services.
  • Low Vision Services
    • Offers low vision services.
  • Professional Training
    • Offers in-service training.
  • Recreation Services
    • Offers special classes such as gardening, rug making, crafting, and more!
  • Services for Seniors
  • Support Groups
    • Holds monthly support group meetings for seniors.
  • Travel/Orientation and Mobility
    • Adults and Seniors are taught how to travel independently with the long white cane.

    Job Postings

  • Sales and Marketing Director NIB