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.

Daniel Norris

Berlin, Vermont
daniel.norris@umb.edu
Specialization:
Certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapist

Hope Pardee

Coastal, Connecticut
Specialization:
Teacher of the Visually Impaired
DOE certified in:
Connecticut

Tara Pursel

Syracuse, Utah
Specialization:
Other Specialization
Expertise (special certification or a minimum of 5 years of experience):
Early Childhood

Christine Reilly

Kingston, Massachusetts
christine.reilly4@gmail.com
Specialization:
Teacher of the Visually Impaired, Deaf Blind Specialist, Assistive Technology Specialist
Expertise (special certification or a minimum of 5 years of experience):
CVI, Braille, Technology, Multiple disabilities/Independent living skills, Assessment
DOE certified in:
Massachusetts

Tammy Reisman

Arlington, Massachusetts
tammy.reisman@umb.edu
Specialization:
Teacher of the Visually Impaired
Expertise (special certification or a minimum of 5 years of experience):
CVI, Braille, Assessment, Self-determination
DOE certified in:
Massachusetts

Meg (Margaret) Robertson

North Reading , Massachusetts
Mobilitymeg@aol.com
Specialization:
Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist
Expertise (special certification or a minimum of 5 years of experience):
O&M technology, Multiple disabilities/Independent living skills, Transition, Recreation and leisure, Aging, Other area of expertise
Environmental Access and Public Right of Ways issues.

Rachael Sessler Trinkowsky

r.sesslertrinkowsky@umb.edu
Specialization:
Assistive Technology Specialist, Other Specialization
Expertise (special certification or a minimum of 5 years of experience):
Technology, Career education

Lynn Shortis

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

Adriana Somma

Norwalk, Connecticut
apcarpio@yahoo.com
Specialization:
Teacher of the Visually Impaired, Assistive Technology Specialist
Expertise (special certification or a minimum of 5 years of experience):
CVI, Braille, Technology, Multiple disabilities/Independent living skills, Assessment, Career education, Social skills, Recreation and leisure, Self-determination, Other area of expertise
Spanish Speaking
DOE certified in:
Connecticut

Anne Spitz

Boston, Massachusetts
nathespitz@aol.com
Specialization:
Teacher of the Visually Impaired
Expertise (special certification or a minimum of 5 years of experience):
Braille, Technology, Assessment
DOE certified in:
Massachusetts

Karen Stiles

Mansfield, Massachusetts
Specialization:
Teacher of the Visually Impaired
DOE certified in:
Massachusetts

Allison Sullivan

Derry, New Hampshire
Specialization:
Teacher of the Visually Impaired
Expertise (special certification or a minimum of 5 years of experience):
Early Childhood, Technology, Multiple disabilities/Independent living skills, Social skills
DOE certified in:
Massachusetts

Darlene Taimanglo

Yigo, Guam

Patricia Tavares

Barrington, Rhode Island
artsyfartsyone@yahoo.com
Specialization:
Certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapist

Jack Trainor

80 West Street, Rutland , Vermont
jtrainor@vabvi.org
Specialization:
Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist

Mary Tubbs

Concord, New Hampshire
Specialization:
Teacher of the Visually Impaired
DOE certified in:
New Hampshire

Janet Ulwick-Sacca

Gloucester, Massachusetts
julwicksacca@gmail.com
Specialization:
Teacher of the Visually Impaired
Expertise (special certification or a minimum of 5 years of experience):
CVI, Early Childhood, Braille, Technology, Assessment, Transition, Social skills, Recreation and leisure, Self-determination
DOE certified in:
Massachusetts

Harriet Ward

Exeter, New Hampshire
Specialization:
Teacher of the Visually Impaired, Certified Low Vision Therapist, Deaf Blind Specialist
Expertise (special certification or a minimum of 5 years of experience):
CVI, Early Childhood, Multiple disabilities/Independent living skills, Transition
Autism +Blindness
DOE certified in:
Massachusetts, New Hampshire