Mastering the Art of Group Instruction
Are you a direct service provider who would like to offer group instruction to adults but have concerns about the quality and safety of instructing more than one person? Are you an OIB Program Manager interested in discovering the possibilities and benefits of group instruction? Join our webinar to fully explore planning considerations and strategies to provide the optimum experience for adult learners.
Polly Abbott has more than 20 years of experience in the field of blind and low vision rehabilitation spanning the U.S./Canadian border. She started with a degree in education and spent a brief period as a teacher in France and England before graduating from Mohawk College in Vision Rehabilitation Therapy and Orientation and Mobility. She began working for the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) before heading south of the border to work in Chicago at a non-profit organization. Polly enjoys all aspects of direct service provision and is experienced in providing individual and group instruction to both professionals and consumers.
Working remotely from Seattle, Washington, Polly currently holds the position of Older Blind Specialist at the Older Individuals who are Blind Technical Assistance Center (OIB-TAC) located within the National Research and Training Center on Blindness and Low Vision at Mississippi State University.