Independence Amplified Maryland


A weekly broadcast to the State of Maryland with information about and for people with disabilities. 

Contact to get announcements of shows.

Sign up for the I AM events.

The virtual conversation

Every 3rd Friday on Zoom – 2 – 3pm

Join the virtual conversation! A discussion with nursing facility residents and people with disabilities in the community. A collaboration between Image Center and Independence NOW.

Contact Crystal Brockington (443.219.7407) or Shannon Minnick (240.638.0070)

VME Client Services Meetings

Second Wednesday of each month by Zoom. 6pm

Volunteer engineers & medical professionals review new requests submitted by family members, caregivers, teachers and medical professionals.  Zoom meetings are arranged with clients to gather information about the requests. Great way to meet clients and work as a team. Recent graduates are encouraged to participate.

More about Volunteers for Medical Engineering

VME – Project Review and Approval Committee (PRAC)

Fourth Wednesday of each month by Zoom – 6pm

More about Volunteers for Medical Engineering

Volunteer engineers and medical professionals review, approve, and monitor all projects for feasibility, quality, and safety. School teams make presentations on their project designs which provides students with an opportunity to sharpen presentation skills before a panel of professionals. PRAC signs off on all product deliveries. It’s a fascinating meeting where volunteers put their heads together to come up with innovative solutions for our clients.

Housing Information Workshop

Third Thursday of every month 2pm – 4pm

Each month, we hold a workshop for those in need of housing to connect with resources throughout Maryland. Sign-up for Weinberg and Section 811 waiting lists. We have limited space so please sign up in advance at: or call 443-320-4008.

Note: These events are paused now due to COVID-19. Reach out to us at the contact information above to learn more about housing resources and we will work with you one-on-one.

National Federation of the Blind (NFB) Chapter Meeting

Third Thursday of every month 7pm – 9pm

Contact the Image Center for more information

At the IMAGE Center (map)