Blind Industries and Services of Maryland: Western Maryland Division - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Blind Industries and Services of Maryland: Western Maryland Division
322 Paca Street
Cumberland, MD 21502
(301) 724-4111 (Local)
(888) 316-4116 (Fax)
(888) 267-4111 (Toll-Free)
http://www.bism.org

Brief Description

Hours of operation: Mon.-Fri. 7:30 AM-4:00 PM.
Geographic area served: Western Maryland.

Staff

Jack Grizzel, Plant Manager, jgrizzel@bism.org
Roger Williamson, Rehabilitation Specialist, rogerw@bism.org

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Assessment
    • Performs assessment of visual and vocational rehabilitative needs. Administers McCaron Dial evaluation.
  • Daily Living Skills/Independent Living Skills Training
    • Provides training daily living and personal management skills.
  • Employment/Job Training
    • Provides employment opportunities in manufacturing for legally blind, visually impaired and other conditions. Offers one-to-three month training period in which employee receives evaluation, training, and placement in job. Manufactures jackets for US Army, disposable washcloths for State of Maryland, sterilization wraps for Veterans Administration Hospitals, shower curtains for residential institutions.
  • Recreation Services
    • Sponsors Blind Bowling League.
  • Support Groups
    • Manages senior support groups for employee and non-employee seniors focusing on independent living skills.
  • Travel/Orientation and Mobility
    • Provides orientation and mobility training.
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