Welcome Polly Abbott

Polly Abbott Headshot

The NRTC would like to welcome Polly Abbott as the Project Manager for the Independent Living Services Older Individuals who are Blind Technical Assistance Center (IL OIB-TAC). Polly has an extensive history in the blindness field, working as a Certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapist for over twenty years.  Polly is a native Canadian and holds a Bachelor of Arts and Honors from the University of Guelph and a Bachelor of Education and Teacher of French as a Second Language from Nipissing University.  

Polly’s extensive experience with vision loss will make her an asset to the IL OIB-TAC team. She will utilize her knowledge of blindness rehabilitation to support the IL OIB-TAC in course planning, redesign of the Community of Practice website, and training activities.