The Described and Captioned Media Program (DCMP) provides services designed to support and improve the academic achievement of students who are blind, visually impaired, deaf, hard of hearing, or deaf-blind. DCMP is funded by the U.S. Department of Education and administered by the National Association of the Deaf (NAD).
Maryland Relay is a free public service that allows people, unable to use a standard telephone, to both make and receive calls. People who are deaf, hard of hearing, late-deafened, DeafBlind, or have difficulty speaking can make or receive calls to and from anyone with Maryland Relay's calling options. Maryland Relay can also provide equipment to qualified individuals who have difficulty using a standard telephone through the Maryland Accessible Telecommunications (MAT) program. This includes people who have limited mobility or cognitive abilities.
Sorenson Communications provides videophones and software exclusively to deaf individuals who require Video Relay Service (VRS) to place and receive calls.
Cyber Protection
Keep the Internet safe for your family on your home computer. With K9 Web Protection, parents can easily filter Web content and protect home computers from Web threats and viruses. Because our security technology is designed to thwart the most sophisticated malware attacks, we're confident we can protect your family (even the most determined teen!) from accessing inappropriate Web content and malicious downloads.
The Web of Trust (WOT) add-on shows you which websites you can trust for safe surfing, shopping and searching on the web. With the WOT add-on, you can see the website's reputation based on other users' experiences and carefully chosen trusted sources, such as phishing and spam blacklists.