Home Living Specialist


Home Living Specialist (HLS)

The MSB Home Living Specialist provides instruction and support in all areas that enhance independent living and educational development of individuals with a visual impairment.

Services may be delivered in a variety of settings to include in the home, cottage, school or community. Training strategies consider the impact of a person’s visual status when developing accommodations to best equip the individual for success.

At MSB, the HLS may be involved in student training for the following areas:

  • Self-Care Skills (grooming, toileting, eating, bathing, and dressing)
  • Meal management and cooking
  • Home management and housekeeping
  • Financial management
  • Personal management skills
  • Support in developing these foundational living skills will help guide MSB students toward living safe, productive and independent lives.

Services may be delivered in a variety of settings to include in the school, cottages, center-based facilities, or in the home. Training strategies consider the impact of a person’s visual status when developing accommodations to best equip the individual for success.

For more information about in home services for your MSB student, contact:

Lynn Borgmann, OT/PT/HLS Supervisor
410-444-5000, ext.  1343 | lynnb@mdschblind.org