Maureen A. Duffy, M.S., CVRT
Maureen is the VisionAware social media specialist and the writer/editor of the VisionAware blog. She is the author of Making Life More Livable: Simple Adaptations for Living at Home after Vision Loss, in addition to numerous book chapters and articles in a variety of professional and academic publications on blindness, vision loss, and aging. She is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness and a course writer and Subject Matter Expert at the Hadley School for the Blind.
Maureen is an Adjunct Assistant Professor and past Director of the Graduate Programs in Vision Rehabilitation Therapy at the Salus University College of Education and Rehabilitation (formerly the Pennsylvania College of Optometry), where she received three Educator of the Year Awards. She is also on the Board of Directors of the VEGA Foundation in Kielce, Poland.
She is a Past President of the Vision Rehabilitation Therapy Division of the Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired and is a recipient of the Bruce McKenzie Award for lifetime achievement and outstanding contributions to Vision Rehabilitation Therapy.