NFB BELL Program FAQs
June 30, 2013
What are the dates and location of the program taking place in Maryland?
Baltimore, Maryland, July 29 to August 9, 2013
NFB Jernigan Institute,
at Jernigan Place
200 East Wells Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21230
Glendale, Maryland, July 29 to August 9, 2013
Reid Temple AME Church
11400 Glendale Boulevard
Glendale, Maryland 20769
How are lunches handled for the NFB BELL program in Maryland?
Lunch will be provided for all participants for the duration of the NFB BELL program.
Is transportation provided?
Transportation is the parent/guardian’s responsibility. Assistance with transportation may be provided on a case-by-case basis. Please contact us if transportation is a concern.
What is the registration fee for the NFB BELL program in Maryland?
The registration fee for this program is $175 if the application is submitted by May 31 and $200 if the application is submitted June 1 or later. A $20 deposit is required to save a spot for your child and the remainder of the registration fee is due July 15. If paying the registration fee will be a financial hardship for your family, please contact us.
Are there any other details about the NFB BELL program in Maryland of which I should be aware?
- The Baltimore program will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the NFB Jernigan Institute, 200 East Wells Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21230.
- The Glendale program will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Reid Temple AME Church, 11400 Glendale Boulevard, Glendale, Maryland 20769
- There will be a seminar for parents whose children are participating in the NFB BELL program on Friday, August 9, at the NFB Jernigan Institute. This seminar will allow parents to network with one another, learn techniques to help their children continue the skills they learned in the NFB BELL program, ask questions about Braille and other alternative techniques, and learn about resources for blind children and their families in Maryland. Parents will also have the opportunity to learn about the Maryland Parents of Blind Children and the National Federation of the Blind of Maryland, two organizations with which parents should be familiar. You will not want to miss this event, so mark your calendars, and plan to attend.
Who should I contact if I have questions about the NFB BELL program in Maryland?
Melissa Riccobono at email@example.com or 410-235-3073