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Programs & Services

Office for Blindness & Vision Services Overview

The Office for Blindness & Vision Services (OBVS) oversees programs and services for individuals whose primary disability is vision loss.            

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DORS Office for Blindness & Vision Services schedules quarterly inservice training for all staff.
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OBVS includes rehabilitation counselors, rehabilitation technologists, case managers and rehabilitation teachers with specialized training in issues of importance to people who are blind, visually impaired or deafblind. They assist people in designing and carrying out plans for employment or independent living.

OBVS also administers the Maryland Business Enterprise Program for the Blind, which prepares individuals to operate successful vending and food service operations in public facilities. 

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Division of Rehabilitation Services • 2301 Argonne Drive • Baltimore, MD 21218 • 410-554-9442 • 888-554-0334
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