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Contributors

  • Cantrice Moffitt

    Cantrice Moffitt is the Rehabilitation Training and Outreach Specialist at the National Research and Training Center on Blindness and Low Vision. She is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor and Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner. Cantrice earned her M.S. in Rehabilitation Counseling from Southern University, a graduate certificate in Forensic Vocational Rehabilitation from the University of Florida, and a Vision Specialist Certificate from Mississippi State University. She worked as a vocational rehabilitation counselor for nine years. Cantrice enjoys using her knowledge and experience to provide training, outreach, and technical assistance.

  • Kendra Farrow

    Kendra Farrow, CVRT is a Certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapist. She is a graduate of Western Michigan University with over 14 years of experience providing itinerant VRT services. In 2014, she joined the team at the National Research and Training Center at Mississippi State University. In her role as Research and Training Associate Kendra leads workshops and training sessions provided by the center, conducts two program evaluations, assists with knowledge translation activities, and directs course development for the older blind technical assistance and training grant.

  • Dr. Jennifer Cmar

    Jennifer L. Cmar, Ph.D., COMS has 14 years of experience in the blindness and low vision field, encompassing research, university teaching, and provision of direct services. She has a Ph.D. in special education, an MA in education, and MS and BS degrees in visual disabilities. Jennifer has been a researcher at the NRTC on Blindness and Low Vision since 2016. Her research focuses on improving employment outcomes for individuals who are blind or have low vision, particularly for youth who are transitioning from school to work.

  • Dr. Karla Antonelli

    Karla Antonelli is a Research Scientist at the National Research and Training Center on Blindness and Low Vision. She has a doctorate in cognitive science from Mississippi State University which included a study on human factors design and usability testing of computer systems for end users. Her work at the NRTC began as a graduate student worker assisting with research projects seven years ago. As a principal investigator, she has since contributed to projects on mentoring, transportation, and transition for people with blindness or low vision.

  • Dr. Adele Crudden

    Adele Crudden, Ph.D., CRC, Professor, is a researcher at the National Research and Training Center on Blindness and Low Vision and a professor of social work in the Sociology Department at Mississippi State University. Previously, she worked at the Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services. Dr. Crudden’s experience includes investigating issues associated with job retention and career advancement of persons with blindness or low vision, a transportation intervention to assist persons with blindness or low vision in getting to work, identified barriers to and facilitators of competitive employment outcomes, and transition to employment of youth with blindness or low vision. She has been an AER member since 1994.

October 8, 2021
Fri 4:00 PM CDT

Duration 1H 0M

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