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  •  Using the optometrist’s Low Vision evaluation or referral from OOD/BSVI/other as a guide, provides training and coaching to the client in the use of adaptive devices such as magnifiers and other low vision aids and appliances that will enhance the client’s ability to perform/complete daily activities.
  • Conducts an assessment of client functional deficits and strengths related to low vision.
  • Demonstrates and recommends adaptive/assistive devices to aid the client to maximize remaining vision.  Trains client in use of adaptive equipment to compensate for vision loss, including high and low technology assistive devices
  •  Assists client with identifying other resources for vision and lifestyle rehabilitation.  Refers clients for additional services as appropriate.
  •  Completes low vision reports of evaluation and recommendations, coding, statistics and other required paperwork in timely fashion.
  •  Enables clients to engage in daily living activities safely and as independently as possible.  Helps the client to modify activities of daily living so they can be completed effectively with low vision or without vision.
  •  Recommend/implement home modifications to ensure client safety/well-being.
  • Visits/assesses/works with the client in the clinic, group and/or home setting and environment.
  • Addresses other disabling conditions that occur with client with low vision and other visual impairments that may be impacting client’s function in identified goal areas.
  • Collaborates and consults with agency staff including rehabilitation and casework professionals, in providing comprehensive low vision service to clients.
  • Available to collaborate and consult with physicians, optometrists, school personnel and other health care providers to meet the needs of the clients and make referrals as appropriate.
  • Performs other related responsibilities at request of supervisor.

Required Skills and Experience

Education: Graduate of an accredited program in Occupational Therapy and licensed in the state of Ohio as OTR/L or a minimum of Bachelor’s degree with a major in Rehabilitation Teaching of persons who have a visual impairment and/or are ACVREP certified or certifiable.

Experience: Two years of experience in a low vision or rehabilitation setting desirable.


Knowledge about multiple dimensions of disability such as the eye disease process, body system function, psychosocial factors, medical conditions and co-morbidities that might exist with vision problems.

Excellent oral and written communication. Ability to be self-directed.

Ability to teach adults and relate well to people with multiple disabilities.

Ability to evaluate the consumer’s needs, make appropriate recommendations and interventions plans and use various strategies in teaching of techniques that will foster independence.

Physical: Able to perform all physical aspects of assessment, evaluation and treatment of client low vision needs.  Able to travel to client home and other community settings in order to provide services to clients. While performing the duties of this position, the employee must be able to work required hours. Must be able to sit, stand, type and focus on computer work regularly.   In addition, must be able to listen and speak to clients for long periods of time. Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds on a regular basis.

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

About us:

At Cleveland Sight Center we value our employees and their commitment to our mission and offer competitive benefits such as generous paid time off, medical and dental insurance, 401(k) with employer match, life insurance, short and long term disability as well as a welcoming and compassionate work environment. 

Founded in 1906, Cleveland Sight Center’s mission is to empower people with vision loss to realize their full potential, and to shape the community’s vision of that potential. We are constantly enhancing the breadth of our services and the sense of community to be a true partner for life for our clients and their families and caregivers.

The heart of our services is EDUCATION, EMPLOYMENT, and EMPOWERMENT. These form a continuum that underlies all that we do to help our clients achieve the independence to which they strive. Through our commitment to excellence and innovation we continue to be a national leader in the delivery of services to individuals with vision loss.

Diversity and Inclusion

The Cleveland Sight Center is committed to values of diversity and inclusion in order to create a climate of respect that is supportive to everyone’s individual success. We take a step beyond simple legal compliance in the recruiting process and employment tenure. We strive to provide an environment favorable to all regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, age, nationality, ethnicity, ancestry, disability, military status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other factor or characteristic protected by law. We recognize that the responsibility for diversity and inclusion lies with all at the agency: leadership, administration, staff and volunteers.


Phone: 2166584535

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