Division on Visual Impairments

VIDBE-Q 67.1 Winter 2022

A quarterly newsletter from the Council for Exceptional Children's Division on Visual Impairments containing practitioner tips for Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments, Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialists, and other professionals.

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VIDBE-Q Volume 67 Issue 1 Nominated by Danene Fast & Justin Kaiser Dr. L. Penny Rosenblum is the 2022 Exemplary Advocate award recipient. Dr. Rosenblum demonstrates leadership, contributions to the professional research base, and mentorship of past and current professionals. As a researcher and professor, Dr. Rosenblum has published numerous peer-reviewed articles, chapters, and textbooks critical to the personnel preparation curriculum. She has shared her expertise through hundreds of international, national, regional, state, and local presentations. Dr. Rosenblum's contributions to the field cannot be better emphasized than through her work during the COVID-19 pandemic. As the Director of Research for the American foundation for the Blind, she collaborated with Dr. Herzberg and Dr. Wild to design, collaborate, and share the survey on Access and Engagement, Illustrating Impact of COVID-19 on Students with Visual Impairments and Their Educators. Since the completion of the survey, she has presented these results through numerous town halls, conferences, and other group meetings. She has also written grants and proposals necessary to appropriately conduct the second round of Access and Engagement research. Her leadership and research contributions are an invaluable resource to our field. Exemplary Advocate Award: Dr. L. Penny Rosenblum

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