The Council for Exceptional Children's Division on Visual Impairments (DVI) recently announced the winners of its 2012 international awards.
Article Type: Awards list
Subject: Medical personnel (Achievements and awards)
Vision disorders
Pub Date: 02/01/2012
Publication: Name: Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness Publisher: American Foundation for the Blind Audience: Academic Format: Magazine/Journal Subject: Health Copyright: COPYRIGHT 2012 American Foundation for the Blind ISSN: 0145-482X
Issue: Date: Feb, 2012 Source Volume: 106 Source Issue: 2
Product: Product Code: 8010000 Medical Personnel NAICS Code: 62 Health Care and Social Assistance
Organization: Organization: Council for Exceptional Children
Accession Number: 282068146
Full Text: The Council for Exceptional Children's Division on Visual Impairments (DVI) recently announced the winners of its 2012 international awards. Carol Allison received the Distinguished Service Award. Dr. Allison is an instructor for the Visual Impairments Program at the School of Education of the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) and coordinator of the Alabama Deaf-blind Project. The Exemplary Advocate Award went to Daniel M. Callahan, director of the Children's Vision Health Initiative, a national program of the Jewish Guild for the Blind that provides telephone support to parents of children with visual impairments. Tiffany Wild, coordinator of the Visual Impairment Program, School of Teaching

and Learning, at Ohio State University, received the Outstanding Dissertation of the Year Award for her paper entitled "Students with Visual Impairments' Conceptions of Causes of Seasonal Change." The Teacher of the Year Award was given to Cristal White Smith. Ms. Smith works as an itinerant teacher and O&M specialist in Dothan, Alabama. Trenisha Reynolds, a master's student in the Visual Impairments Program at UAB, received the Virginia M. Sowell Student of the Year Award. For more information, contact: Loana Mason, president, Division on Visual Impairments, Council for Exceptional Children, c/o American Printing House for the Blind, 1839 Frankfort Avenue, Louisville, KY 40206; phone: 502-899-2325; e-mail: ; web site: .
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