CORE Woodshop Picture

Youth Program Picture

Senior Program Picture

Innovative Programs and Services for Blind and Low Vision People

Blind Industries and Services of Maryland (BISM) offers free life skills rehabilitation programs for blind and low vision people of all ages. Our mission at BISM is to provide each student with the ability to achieve self-sufficiency, personal growth and independence.

Comprehensive instruction is offered in Braille, Cane Travel, Adaptive Computer Technology, and Independent Home Living. The majority of BISM instructors are blind and serve as mentors and role models to the students.
  • To learn more about the adult CORE residential program, click here.
  • To learn more about the YOUTH program, click here.
  • To learn more about our Senior Services and the Seniors Achieving Independent Living (SAIL) program or to view the video of a recent SAIL graduate, click here.
If you or someone close to you is struggling with the loss of vision, please call BISM and take the first step to regaining control of your life! Call 1-888-322-4567 to learn more.