Description of O&M for Independent Living: Fostering Collaboration with Service Providers
O&M for Independent Living: Fostering Collaboration with Service Providers is the first in a series of webinars entitled, O&M for Independent Living: Orientation and Mobility Strategies for Older Adults with Visual Impairments. This webinar will be of particular interest to professionals who provide services to older adults experiencing vision loss. Our presenter, Dr. Nora Griffin-Shirley, believes that successful collaboration among service providers increases the overall effectiveness of service to the older adult resulting in a better quality of life. In this webinar Dr. Griffin-Shirley will explain what effective collaboration is, how it is achieved, and how it benefits the client.
Dr. Nora Griffin-Shirley is the director of the Virginia Murray Sowell Center for Research and Education in Sensory Disabilities at Texas Tech University (TTU). She is also the coordinator for the orientation and mobility program and TTU's graduate school certificate in autism and sensory impairment. Currently, she is a co-principal investigator of three personnel preparation grants which fund students in TTU's four sensory disability programs. Certified as an O&M specialist with over 30 years of experience, Dr. Griffin-Shirley has published nationally and internationally on topics related to O&M, and has served as a leader in the field of O&M and professional organizations.
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