James Leja, Chair
Main Office: 4477 CHHS (Oakland Campus)
Telephone: (269) 387-3455
Fax: (269) 387-3567
Doris J. Ravotas
The Department of Blindness and Low Vision Studies offers graduate-level, professional education programs in orientation and mobility, rehabilitation teaching, rehabilitation counseling/teaching (administered jointly with the Department of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology), Teaching Children Who are Visually Impaired/Orientation and Mobility (administered jointly with the Department of Educational Studies), and a baccalaureate-level, professional program in travel instruction. In addition, the department provides direct services to students on campus who have severe visual impairments and, in cooperation with the Michigan Commission for the Blind, provides training to visually impaired individuals within the community.