Institute For Community Inclusion – Northeast Regional Center for Vision Education University of Massachusetts Boston

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Contact Information

University of Massachusetts Boston
Contact: Robert McCulley, Director
Email Address: robert.mcculley@umb.edu
Phone: 617 287-7623
Alternate Phone: 617 287-4385
Fax: 617 287-7727

100 Morrissey Boulevard Boston, MA 02125
Area Served: Boston

Map Location Institute For Community Inclusion - Northeast Regional Center for Vision Education

Narrative

The Northeast Regional Center for Vision Education (NERCVE) is an established center within the Institute for Community Inclusion that is academically affiliated with the University of Massachusetts Boston, Graduate College of Education. UMass Boston is New England's only academic center for preparing Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments, Vision Rehabilitation Therapists, and Orientation and Mobility Specialists, three key specialties which assist people with visual impairments achieve their goals of high quality education and/or rehabilitation, seeking employment, maintaining independence, and traveling safely across home work and community settings. NERCVE is committed to improving education for individuals with visual impairments through the advancement of distance education and regional collaboration for: Personnel Prepatation, Professional Development,and Support Services, Technology & Research

Service Types

  • Adult Education
  • Disability Awareness
  • Equipment Loan
  • Schools - Day

Program Type

  • Education
  • Information/Referral

Populations Served

  • All Disabilities
  • Blind
  • Developmental Disability

Ages Served

  • 5 - 8
  • 9 - 13
  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Additional Information

  • Accredited By: NCATE
  • Fees: Personal Funds
  • Licensed By: Mass Department of Education