Mohawk College - Graduate Programs

Instructor for Blind and Visually Impaired - Rehabilitation Teaching

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Program Information

School:Mohawk College - Graduate Programs
Faculty:School of Health Sciences
Degree:Post-diploma
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 develop or enhance their independent living, communication, leisure, and basic orientation and mobility skills; develop techniques to create personal learning plans and individualized programs to build skills and confidence in the outlined skill areas with clients; and experience practical learning under blindfold or low visual simulation. Students participate in a supervised, 14-week comprehensive (full-time) clinical fieldwork placement. This is the only full-time, English-speaking program of its kind in Canada.

Our graduates build careers in social service agencies, school boards, residential rehabilitation facilities, and insurance companies.
URL:Instructor for Blind and Visually Impaired - Rehabilitation Teaching at Mohawk College - Graduate Programs
Length:1 Year(s)

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

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

    Applicants must hold a college diploma or university degree, preferably in the humanities, arts, or education. Previous related work or volunteer experience is strongly recommended.

    * 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