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 Funded by the United States Department of Education, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR).

Welcome Jennifer Cmar!

Portrait of Jennifer Cmar

The NRTC is glad to announce that Jennifer Cmar has joined us as an Assistant Research Professor. Jennifer has over 10 years of experience in visual impairment research and practice. Jennifer received a Ph.D. in Special Education in 2015 from the Joint Doctoral Program in Special Education between the University of California, Los Angeles and California State University, Los Angeles. She also holds Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Visual Disabilities from Florida State University, and a Master of Arts degree in Education from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Jennifer has experience teaching orientation and mobility and assistive technology to individuals with visual impairments and blindness and has been a Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist for over 9 years.

Jennifer is a 2011 National Leadership Consortium in Sensory Disabilities fellowship recipient. She currently serves as a peer reviewer for the Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness and the International Journal of Orientation & Mobility. She is also a member of Braille Institute of America’s Cane Quest Advisory Committee and she serves on the Position Papers Committee for the Council for Exceptional Children, Division on Visual Impairments and Deafblindness.