Careers With VISIONS

Vision Rehabilitation Therapist (VRT), Orientation and Mobility Specialist (OMS), Dual Trained (Hudson Valley Area)

VRTs/OMS provide rehabilitation services to enhance the independence of people who are visually impaired or blind. They also produce reports in accordance with the requirements of the NYS Commission for the Blind (NYSCB) and/or other funders. VRTs/OMS perform assessments of participant needs. They also prepare and implement teaching plans for NYSCB, grant-sponsored and non-sponsored participants. […]

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Vision Rehabilitation Therapist (VRT), Orientation and Mobility Specialist (OMS), Dual Trained (NYC+Long Island)

Orientation and Mobility Specialists (OMS) work with blind or visually impaired individuals to reestablish or develop independent travel skills. This is done through both assisting the individual to utilize sensory information to establish their position in the environment (orientation) and through the teaching of techniques for traveling safely from one point to another (mobility). OMS are knowledgeable in methods of working with individuals of all ages. […]

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