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Hunter College of The City University of New York - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Hunter College of The City University of New York
Department of Special Education, 909W
695 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10065
(212) 772-4740 (Local)
(212) 650-3542 (Fax)
(212) 650-3207 (TDD/TTY)
http://www.hunter.cuny.edu/education/dept/specialed/index.shtml

Staff

Rosanne Silberman, Professor, Department of Special Education, rsilberm@hunter.cuny.edu
Grace Ambrose-Zaken, Rehabilitation Teaching and O&M, gambrose@hunter.cuny.edu
Ellen Trief, Professor, Department of Special Education, (212) 772-4110, etrief@hunter.cuny.edu

Services Offered

Services for Professionals

  • Personnel Preparation
    • Graduate (master's) programs for teachers of students who are blind or visually impaired, or who have severe/multiple impairments including deaf-blindness, rehabilitation teachers of blind or visually impaired individuals, and orientation and mobility instructors. Oversees Intensive Teacher Institute for certification of teachers of students who are blind and visually impaired and orientation and mobility specialists through both traditional and hybrid (classes on-line and on-site) program models.
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