Mohawk College - Graduate Programs

Instructor for Blind and Visually Impaired - Orientation and Mobility

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Program Information

School:Mohawk College - Graduate Programs
Faculty:School of Health Sciences
Field of Study:Ed./Teach. of Individuals with Vision Impairments Incl. Blindness
Description:Through this program, students will learn to teach children and adults with visual disabilities to move safely, effectively, gracefully, purposefully, and independently; develop specific techniques to identify the particular needs and interests of individual clients; experience practical learning under blindfold or low vision simulation; and observe, practice, assess, and develop individual plans for a variety of clients at an educational or rehabilitation agency. In addition, students participate in a supervised, 12-week comprehensive (full-time) clinical fieldwork placement.

Our graduates build careers in social service agencies, school boards, residential rehabilitation facilities, and insurance companies. Instructor for Blind and Visually Impaired has a 100% graduate employment rate. This is only full-time, English speaking program of its kind in Canada.
URL:Instructor for Blind and Visually Impaired - Orientation and Mobility at Mohawk College - Graduate Programs
Length:1 Year(s)

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Applicants must have a college diploma or university degree, preferably in (but not restricted to) the humanities, arts, or education. Previous related work or volunteer experience is strongly recommended.Transcripts of post-secondary education will be used for final selection of candidates.

    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 15, 2009