Summer Spotlight — Online Summer Programs

Kick off your summer with the Bridges Helpdesk as we showcase all of the wonderful programs for blind/low vision students in Maryland during the summer of 2022! Beat the heat and join us as we cover: June 7: LBPD Summer Reading ProgramsJune 14: Maryland Camps and Summer ProgramsJune 21: Online Summer ProgramsJune 28: Maryland Association…

Summer Spotlight — Maryland Camps and Summer Programs

DORS Support for Summer Camps and Programs What does DORS do? The Maryland Division of Rehabilitation (DORS) represents an important transition resource for all blind/low vision students in Maryland. DORS provides year-round support, access to important mentoring resources, support for disability-related technology and training (including post-secondary education expenses, like tuition). DORS even has an office…

Summer Spotlight — LBPD Summer Reading Programs

Kick off your summer with the Bridges Helpdesk as we showcase all of the wonderful programs taking place in the state of Maryland during the summer of 2022! Beat the heat and join us as we cover: June 7: LBPD Summer Reading ProgramsJune 14: Maryland Camps and Summer ProgramsJune 21: Online Summer ProgramsJune 28: Maryland…

Thousands of $$ in STEM Scholarships from APH – Apply Soon!

The American Printing House for the Blind (APH) has money and wants to support blind/low vision students majoring in STEM fields! This year, APH is offering $36,000 in scholarships, and deadlines are coming soon. The 2022 Peter Papano APH STEM Scholarship ($5,000; five scholarships available) Deadline: June 17, 2022For high school seniors:Planning to major in…

Blind/Low Vision Consumer Groups—About the ACB and NFB

With summer nearly upon us, we invite you to join us as we explore the two largest blindness/low vision groups in the United States throughout the month of May. Regardless of whether you plan to participate in a convention this summer, we will cover the ins and outs of these organizations and how they can…

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