Low Vision Therapists, Orientation and Mobility Specialists, and Vision Rehabilitation Therapists
Provide therapy to patients with visual impairments to improve their functioning in daily life activities. May train patients in activities such as computer use, communication skills, or home management skills.
* Concern for Others
* Self Control
* Attention to Detail
* Social Orientation
* Stress Tolerance
* Train clients to use tactile, auditory, kinesthetic, olfactory, and propioceptive information.
* Assess clients' functioning in areas such as vision, orientation and mobility skills, social and emotional issues, cognition, physical abilities, and personal goals.
* Teach cane skills, including cane use with a guide, diagonal techniques, and two-point touches.
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical
Sample Job Titles
Certified Low Vision Therapist, Certified Orientation & Mobility Specialist, Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist (COMS), Certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapist, Global Mobility Specialist, Low Vision Therapist, Mobility Specialist, Orientation & Mobility Specialist, Orientation and Mobility Instructor, Orientation and Mobility Specialist, Orientation and Mobility Therapist for the Blind, Rehabilitation Teacher, Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments (TVI), Teacher of the Visually Impaired, Vision Rehabilitation Therapist (VRT), Vision Specialist, Vision Therapist.