rehabilitation teacher

rehabilitation teacher

a human services professional who teaches the blind and visually impaired independent living skills, as well as communication skills using Braille and assistive technology.
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Visually impaired people "can actually see family photo albums they haven't been able to see in years," said Mary Lee Turner, a rehabilitation teacher with the state blind commission's Eugene office.
He has more than 40 years experience as a rehabilitation teacher of the blind.
Twenty percent (n = 7) of all agencies (combined and specialized) employed individuals who perform the functions of both a rehabilitation counselor and a rehabilitation teacher.
She was a rehabilitation teacher in private blind rehabilitation centers before accepting a part-time teaching position at WMU in 1981.
Because the project was a statewide, cooperative endeavor, those involved included administrators and rehabilition counselors from SBVI, an administrator, rehabilitation teacher, and orientation and mobility instructor from the Institute for Human Development at Northern Arizona University, a professor from the Special Education and Rehabilitation Department at the University of Arizona, and a trainer from the American Indian Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (AIRRTC) at Northern Arizona University.
In summary, the process described here provided a measurable, therapeutic, home-based framework for teamwork between a client and the vision rehabilitation teacher through which a reluctant reader uncovered, confronted, and resolved her unique, adaptive learning, and vision loss issues that were affecting her motivation and attitude.
In simpler terms, it is the job of the rehabilitation teacher to provide people with impaired vision the instruction necessary for them to be able to deal with whatever causes them problems and to help them become independent.
His first position in the field was as a rehabilitation teacher for the Association for the Disabled of Elkhart County in Indiana.
Rehabilitation teachers who have knowledge of alphabetic braille teach their clients to label objects with braille for increased independence.
Usually about 80% of the students in this program are working vocational rehabilitation counselors, some with many years of experience, and a few are teachers of students with visual impairments, vision rehabilitation teachers, and orientation and mobility (O&M) specialists or graduate students, who are from all over the United States.
10-12 * Association of Southeastern Rehabilitation Teachers (ASERT) and Mid-American Conference of Rehabilitation Teachers (MACRT) Annual Professional Development Conference.
Intended to assist in the preparation of rehabilitation teachers for work with people who are blind, this book draws upon the knowledge base accumulated since the beginning of the profession.
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