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The Maryland Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS). DORS Works for Maryland Businesses . What is DORS?. The Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS) helps individuals with disabilities go to work while also helping businesses recruit and retain qualified workers with disabilities.

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What is dors
What is DORS?

The Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS) helps individuals with disabilities go to work while also helping businesses recruit and retain qualified workers with disabilities.

DORS is a state agency and division of the Maryland State Department of Education.


What does DORS do for people with disabilities?

What does DORS do for Maryland businesses?


Services for people with disabilities
Services for people with disabilities

  • Individuals with disabilities who are eligible for DORS can choose from many programs that fit their abilities and interests.

  • These include assessments, vocational training, post-secondary education, pre-vocational skills training and job placement.




Dors can

Connect Maryland businesses with pre-screened, qualified work applicants. Many have successfully completed vocational training, higher education and/or work preparation services.

DORS can:


Funding for on the job training
Funding for on-the-job training work applicants. Many have successfully completed vocational training, higher education and/or work preparation services.


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DORS can: work applicants. Many have successfully completed vocational training, higher education and/or work preparation services.

  • Train new employees to the specific needs and requirements of your business.

  • Arrange reimbursement for a percentage of the trainee’s wages.

  • Provide follow-along services to the trainees and employer.


On the job worksite consultations
On-the-job worksite consultations work applicants. Many have successfully completed vocational training, higher education and/or work preparation services.


Dors can2

Provide on-the-job worksite consultations that help employers hire qualified workers and retain valued employees with disabilities.

DORS can:



Dors can3

Identify customized magnifiers, lighting, computer screen enlargement or reading software for people who have difficulty reading standard print.

Modify workstations that increase the productivity of people with orthopedic and other disabilities.

Recommend computer software and adaptive keyboards for people who have difficulty using a standard keyboard and mouse.

DORS can:


Provide services for workplace disability issues
Provide services for workplace disability issues enlargement or reading software for people who have difficulty reading standard print.


Dors can4

Provide details about federal and state disability tax credits.

Provide worksite assessments and recommendations.

Help employers arrange for accessible workstations for employees.

Arrange staff training about disabilities awareness.

Provide information about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

DORS can:



Dors can5

Build employer satisfaction with personal follow-up for at least the employee’s first three months on the job.

DORS can:


What else is important to know about dors
What else is important to know about DORS? least the employee’s first three months on the job.


Dors works for maryland s future
DORS Works for Maryland’s Future least the employee’s first three months on the job.

  • DORS works in partnership with local school systems and businesses to support students with disabilities who are moving from high school into the work world.


The Workforce & Technology Center (WTC) least the employee’s first three months on the job.

  • DORS also operates the Workforce & Technology Center, a comprehensive work preparation facility located in northeast Baltimore.


Outcomes
Outcomes least the employee’s first three months on the job.

  • Last year, over 2,290 people went to work after taking part in DORS programs and services. These new workers contributed $35.6 million to the state’s economy.

  • DORS served 6,330 high school students with disabilities with services that include career guidance, assessments, work-connected activities, job fairs, mentoring, internships and more.


A Maryland study shows that more than 85% of individuals served through Maryland’s vocational rehabilitation program are still working after one year, the highest job retention rate of any workforce program.

Outcomes


DORS works for people with disabilities. served through Maryland’s vocational rehabilitation program are still working after one year, the highest job retention rate of any workforce program.

DORS works for Maryland businesses.

DORS will work for you!


Www dors state md us
www.dors.state.md.us served through Maryland’s vocational rehabilitation program are still working after one year, the highest job retention rate of any workforce program.


Contact dors employer services
Contact DORS Employer Services served through Maryland’s vocational rehabilitation program are still working after one year, the highest job retention rate of any workforce program.

Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS)

Toll-free: 888-554-0334

E-mail: [email protected]


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www.dors.state.md.us served through Maryland’s vocational rehabilitation program are still working after one year, the highest job retention rate of any workforce program.

Nancy S. Grasmick State Superintendent of Schools

Robert A. Burns Assistant State Superintendent in Rehabilitation Services


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