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Helen Keller Services

04/07/2022

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 Fluency in ASL/Braille is preferred or will be expected to learn. Must Possess valid NYS Drivers License. CVRT certified. 

  • Actively participates in Community of Practice (COP), team meetings to support learning of peers, contribute articles and resources, share experiences and challenges. 
  • Facilitates activities related to Independent Living skills evaluation with the consumer to determine realistic short- and long-term goals. 
  • Aids consumers and professional staff members in out-of-department activities. Lounge duty, escort duty, town hall, consumer forums, fire drills, home visits, etc.
  • Participates in classes and workshops to gain proficiency in sign language, braille, Haptics, and other specialized areas.
  • Documents consumer performance during evaluation and training sessions to monitor progress; identifies problems and constraints; develops strategies and remedies; and provides formal reports to funding sources.

Education:

Master’s degree in Rehabilitation Teaching with an emphasis in Vision Rehabilitation Therapy. ACVREP certified.

E_mail: emily.oliver@hknc.org

Phone: 5168338301 Ext:268

Cert: CVRT