How do the Blind and Visually Impaired Navigate our Society?
Jun 20, 2018
Dan Norris, Vermont Association for the Blind
How do the Blind and Visually Impaired Navigate our Society?

Daniel Norris received his Master’s Degree in Education: Special Education from Portland State University.  He is a Certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapist, Certified Orientation Mobility Specialist and a Licensed Teacher of the Visually Impaired.  He is presently the Supervisor of Adult Services with the Vermont Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired and has been with the agency since 2004.  Daniel is a graduate of both the Orientation and Mobility program as well as the Vision Rehabilitation Therapy Program at the University of Massachusetts in Boston.  He participated in a five year project with the Vermont Sensory Access Project to become a DeafBlind Consultant.  Daniel Norris is visually impaired himself, having developed a juvenile form of Macular Degeneration at the age of eight.  In this role, he has acted as a mentor and role model for many transition aged children in the state of Vermont. 

How do the blind and visually impaired navigate our society?  What unique challenges do they face?  Please join us for some important education and to raise our own awareness of this population.  Together, we inspire!