At the Kennedy Day School, we have earned a reputation for excellence and innovation in special education. Our classrooms and activity areas encourage curiosity, with creativity and assistive technology that promote meaningful communication and active engagement. The school is housed within Franciscan Children's, a renowned provider of health services for children with complex needs. Compassion and enthusiasm empower a lively learning community
Under the direct supervision of the Program Director, the Vision Specialist is responsible for coordinating the provision of vision services for all Kennedy Day School students with a known or suspected visual impairment. The Vision Specialist, through consultation and direct service provides expertise in the areas of functional vision assessment, development and generalization. The Vision Specialist provides services to individual students, their families and staff members to promote generalization of vision related skills to meaningful daily activities that have a positive impact on learning, communication, participation, independence and overall quality of life.
Bachelor's degree required
Master’s degree preferred
Two years of experience working with students with severe multiple disabilities (including visual impairments) and/or deaf blindness.
License as a Teacher of the Visually Impaired