Metropolitan Washington Ear Inc

A nonprofit organization

Metropolitan Washington Ear (MWE) brings current news and information to 5,400 people who are blind, have low vision, or have a physical disability that prevents them from reading print. MWE has a staff of six full and part-time employees who manage a volunteer force of 300 plus individuals who read newspapers, magazines, journals, bulletins, shopping and grocery ads on a daily basis. Our radio and Dial-in services bring current news and information. We provide Audio Description for live theater. MWE provides a daily look-up service to find needed information for our blind listeners. MWE also offers weekly schedules of Audio Described Televison programming and movies throughout the area. Throughout the pandemic, we have provided vital news and information including government guidelines, testing sites, and vaccine availability. Our listeners have depended on our service to provide life-saving information regarding COVID-19 as well as news for daily living. Many of our listeners describe our services as their lifeline. Please join us by clicking the donate button above and make your gift today.


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Metropolitan Washington Ear Inc

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Health Community


12061 TECH RD


(301) 681-6636

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