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Sara Reuss Lecturer

Certificate, Low Vision Rehabilitation, Salus University, 2019
M.S., Orientation and Mobility, Salus University, 2017
B.S., Anthropology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2011

Sara Reuss joined the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders as a lecturer and coordinator of the Orientation and Mobility (O&M) training program in the summer of 2022.

Prior to arriving at Nebraska, Reuss spent 10 years at ESU4/Nebraska Center for the Education of Children Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired (NCECBVI). She served in various capacities, including as a Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist (COMS) and Certified Low Vision Therapist providing direct instruction and consultation for NCECBVI's center-based and residential programs, as well as outreach services to children throughout Nebraska, Iowa and Missouri.

In 2017, Reuss earned her master's degree from Salus University, and also became a Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist through the Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation and Educational Professionals (ACVREP). Reuss went on to earn a degree in Vision Rehabilitation Therapy in 2019 from Salus, and has been a Certified Low Vision Therapist since that time. She completed internships at the Helen Keller National Center on Long Island in its center-based and New York City community programs, as well as the Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital in Chicago. Reuss is a 2011 graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a bachelor's degree in anthropology.

Professional Highlights

Honors and Recognition
2021, POSB Outstanding Related Service Provider, The Council of Schools and Services for the Blind
2022-present, Lecturer, University of Nebraska-Lincoln2017-22, Orientation and Mobility Specialist, Nebraska Center for the Education of Children Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired, Nebraska City, Nebraska2018, Low Vision Therapist Intern, Edwards Hines Jr. Veteran Affairs Hospital, Chicago2017, Orientation and Mobility Intern, Helen Keller National Center, Long Island, New York
Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired