DVIQ-Study of Personnel Prep of TVIs in O&M

Read about a comprehensive study of how our Teachers of Learners with Visual Impairments are prepared to provide instruction in O&MVI to their students and contrast that to the expectations of TVIs with respect to O&MVI provision by the states. DVIQ link to article by Grace Ambrose-Zaken, Ed.D., COMS

Toddler Cane – First Prototype!

I am pleased to announce that I have successfully created the first prototype Toddler Cane for toddlers with visual impairments. See my video to learn more!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tVTr6cfwvcU

Top Five Reasons to Choose Hunter College Combined Master’s Degree in RT and O&M Program

Searching for a rewarding career in the field of Blindness and Visual Impairments? Take 3 minutes out of your search to learn why Hunter has the program for you!

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Does Uber Discriminate against travelers who are Visually Impaired?

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/04/20/uber-must-face-lawsuit-cl_n_7101110.html?ir=Business/

Wearable Mobility Device for Toddlers with Visual Impairments- Time has Come!

Please review this video and take 9 question survey about this wearable mobility device idea-

Many thanks!

The survey is at – https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/Z5B77RF

The video is at – http://youtu.be/m7ylltEAdJA

ACVREP Announces New President – Kathleen Zeider

Tucson, Arizona. The Board of Directors of The Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation and Education Professionals (ACVREP) announces the appointment of Kathleen E. Zeider as President of the organization effective immediately. Ms. Zeider has been serving as Interim President since July 2014.
In making the announcement Jay Stiteley, Board Chair, stated “This appointment recognizes the contribution that Ms. Zeider has made to the organization over the past 4 months and demonstrates the Board’s confidence that her collaborative leadership style will enable ACVREP to play an important role in strengthening our field”.
If you have any questions about this announcement please contact the ACVREP offices at 520 887 6816.

Video of using Tap, Tap See and Maps to obtain Walking Directions to a Friend’s House

This is a short video of my son helping me to demonstrate one of the many uses for iPhone App Tap, Tap See on an Orientation and Mobility lesson. He is not visually impaired, but he’ll do in a pinch.