The NRTC would like to welcome Jennifer Ottowitz as the Older Blind Specialist for the Older Individuals who are Blind Technical Assistance Center (OIB-TAC). Jennifer joins the team with an extensive history in the blindness field. She worked as a Certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapist for over fifteen years and most recently as a senior learning expert for the Hadley Institute for the Blind and Visually Impaired. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Special Education for the Multiply and Orthopedically Handicapped from Kent State University and a Master of Science in Special Education for the Visually Impaired from Northern Illinois University.
Jennifer’s extensive experience with vision loss will make her a great asset to the OIB-TAC team. She will utilize her knowledge of blindness rehabilitation to support the OIB-TAC in developing and implementing training and technical assistance for agencies that provide older blind services.