Professional Directory

This directory allows Teachers of the Visually Impaired, Orientation Mobility Specialists, Vision Rehabilitation Therapists, Certified Low Vision Therapists, Deaf Blind Specialists, Braille Transcribers, and Assistive Technology Specialists to list their specialization(s), certification(s), location, contact information, and whether you are available for contract work. We encourage all vision professionals in New England to add themselves to the directory so that it is as comprehensive as possible.

Angela Albertelli

Centerville, Utah
u0547375@umail.utah.edu
Specialization:
Teacher of the Visually Impaired
DOE certified in:
Utah

Jessica Alessio

Miami Beach , Florida
jessicaluciaalessio@gmail.com
Specialization:
Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist, Certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapist
Expertise (special certification or a minimum for 5 years of experience):
Early Childhood, Braille, International education, Technology, O&M technology, Multiple disabilities/Independent living skills, Assessment, Transition, Career education, Social skills, Recreation and leisure, Self-determination, Aging

daniel Aronoff

New York, New York
Specialization:
Certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapist
Expertise (special certification or a minimum for 5 years of experience):
Braille, Technology, Social skills, Self-determination, Aging

Becky Berk

Concord, New Hampshire
bberk@futureinsight.org
Specialization:
Other Specialization
Expertise (special certification or a minimum for 5 years of experience):
Other area of expertise
Program administration and supervision, caseload management, establishing high accountability organizational metrics, building positive culture with engaged employees, grant writing, continuous quality improvement processes.

Stephanie Bissonette

South Burlington, Vermont
sbissonette@vabvi.org
Specialization:
Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist, Teacher of the Visually Impaired
DOE certified in:
Vermont

Benjamin Bossley

Orlando, Florida
benjamin.bossley@gmail.com
Specialization:
Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist

Laura Bozeman

Kigston, Massachusetts
laura.bozeman@umb.edu
Specialization:
Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist, Certified Low Vision Therapist
Expertise (special certification or a minimum for 5 years of experience):
International education, Other area of expertise

Callie Brusegaard

Pomfret, Vermont
callie.brusegaard@umb.edu
Specialization:
Teacher of the Visually Impaired
Expertise (special certification or a minimum for 5 years of experience):
Early Childhood, Braille, International education, Assessment, Self-determination
DOE certified in:
Minnesota, Vermont

Julian Chambliss

East Lansing, Michigan
Specialization:
Teacher of the Visually Impaired
Expertise (special certification or a minimum for 5 years of experience):
Technology
DOE certified in:
Michigan

Jeanine Chiappetta

North Haven, Connecticut
Specialization:
Teacher of the Visually Impaired

Bruce Crowley

Las Vegas, California
Specialization:
Certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapist
Expertise (special certification or a minimum for 5 years of experience):
Multiple disabilities/Independent living skills, Self-determination
DOE certified in:
California

Tina de Araujo

Watertown, Massachusetts
Specialization:
Certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapist, Braille Transcriptionist
Expertise (special certification or a minimum for 5 years of experience):
Multiple disabilities/Independent living skills

Melissa De Jesús

Canovanas , Puerto Rico
Expertise (special certification or a minimum for 5 years of experience):
Multiple disabilities/Independent living skills

Angela Dullea

Westport, Massachusetts
Specialization:
Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist, Teacher of the Visually Impaired
DOE certified in:
Massachusetts

Nadia Echeandia-Rivera

Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
nadia.echeandia@gmail.com
Specialization:
Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist
Expertise (special certification or a minimum for 5 years of experience):
O&M technology, Aging
DOE certified in:
Puerto Rico

Jillian Ellis

Attleboro, Massachusetts
jillianellis@gmail.com
Specialization:
Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist

Carla Ferreira

Narragansett, Rhode Island
Specialization:
Certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapist

Brenda Gaffney Larkin

Weare, New Hampshire
Specialization:
Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist
Expertise (special certification or a minimum for 5 years of experience):
Early Childhood, Multiple disabilities/Independent living skills, Other area of expertise
Pediatric Occupational Therapist
Early Intervention

Daniel Gorman

Boston, Massachusetts
Specialization:
Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist
Expertise (special certification or a minimum for 5 years of experience):
Technology
DOE certified in:
Massachusetts

Aisha Hixon

Augusta, Maine
AHixon@theiris.org
Specialization:
Certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapist
Expertise (special certification or a minimum for 5 years of experience):
Recreation and leisure, Aging, Other area of expertise
Sports education