VCB Workforce/Rehab Counselor

Job Title: VCB Workforce/Rehab Counselor. The Workforce Counselor provides a range of prevocational and job readiness skills training to legally blind participants enrolled in the Vocational Rehabilitation Center (VRC) programs at the VISIONS Center on Blindness (VCB) campus.  Such programs may include vocational skills training courses, internships, work experience training, and work readiness classes.  […]

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Archived VISIONS Status Updates

Update 6: May 11, 2020 During these uncertain times, we remain committed to serving the needs of participants who are blind and visually impaired, living in all boroughs of NYC, Long Island, Westchester, Rockland County, and several counties in New Jersey. We are proud to provide the following updates regarding our continued vision rehabilitation services […]

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Nonprofit advocates call for $100M state investment into their infrastructure

Source: NYN First Read Advocates are calling on New York state to make a recurring $100 million investment into a program that allows nonprofits to access funds for infrastructure projects as part of this year’s budget. Established in 2015, the Nonprofit Infrastructure Capital Investment Program allows nonprofits to apply for grants to help them make technological […]

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Certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapist (CVRT)

Job Title:  Certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapist (CVRT) Employee Status: Exempt Professional-Learned Professional CVRT provides rehabilitation services to enhance the independence of people who are visually impaired or blind. They perform assessments of consumer needs; prepares and implements a teaching plan using individual lesson plans. CVRT must have a Bachelors or Masters degree in Blind Rehabilitation […]

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Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist (COMS), Certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapist (CVRT), Dual Trained

Job Title:    Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist (COMS), Certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapist (CVRT), Dual Trained Department: Rehabilitation Services Employee Status: Exempt Professional-Learned Professional Reports To:  Senior Director of Rehabilitation Certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapist Definition: Certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapists (CVRTs) work with visually impaired individuals to reestablish or develop independent living skills.  CVRTs are knowledgeable in […]

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Ezvid Wiki Includes VISIONS on its Groups Working To Help The Blind & Visually Impaired list

Founded in 2011, Ezvid Wiki was the world’s first video wiki, and is now among the top 3,000 websites in the United States. Their YouTube channel has over 500,000 subscribers, with nearly 300 million views since founding. Those with visual impairments deserve the same opportunities as the rest of society, regardless of where they live. […]

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The New York Times: Simple Home Improvements for the Vision Impaired

Coping with vision impairment has become a necessity for many more people as the baby boom generation ages, but some simple improvements can help aging homeowners stay independent and safe. https://mobile.nytimes.com/2018/04/13/realestate/simple-home-improvements-for-the-vision-impaired.html?rref=collection%2Fissuecollection%2Ftodays-new-york-times&action=click&contentCollection=todayspaper […]

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