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About DORS

What is DORS?

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The Maryland Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS) offers programs and services that help people with disabilities go to work or stay independent in their homes and communities.
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DORS Works!
More than 87% of people who go to work after taking part in DORS services were still working after one year.
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DORS is an agency of the Maryland State Department of Education.  DORS is composed of the public vocational rehabilitation (VR) program and the Disability Determination Services.

 

The public VR program includes:

 

The Office of Field Services, which prepares people with disabilities to go to work or helps them to stay on the job.  Rehabilitation counselors in offices throughout Maryland provide or arrange for services that may include career counseling, assistive technology, vocational training and/or job placement assistance.

The Office for Blindness and Vision Services (OBVS), which specializes in helping people whose primary disability is blindness or vision loss go to work and stay independent.  The office also oversees the Maryland Business Enterprise Program for the Blind. This program prepares individuals who are legally blind to operate vending, gift or food service businesses in public facilities.

 

The Workforce & Technology Center (WTC), which offers career assessment services, career and skills training, job placement assistance, assistive technology services and other medical and support services.  

 

In addition, DORS also operates the Disability Determination Services (DDS), which makes medical decisions about disability claims filed by Marylanders for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI).

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