Northern Illinois University

General Information

Northern Illinois University
Department of Special and Early Education
DeKalb Illinois 1 60115
(815) 753 8459
gkapperman@niu.edu
http://cedu.niu.edu/seed/academic/vision/

Brief Description

Northern Illinois University has been active since 1954, making it one of the oldest training programs in the blindness field in the country.

Staff

Mary Kate Carroll, z1880424@students.niu.edu

Gaylen Kapperman, Coordinator/Professor, Visual Disabilities Program, gkapperman@niu.edu, 815 753 8453

Jodi Sticken, Director, Orientation and Mobility Program, Visual Disabilities Program, jsticken@niu.edu, 815 753 8456

Services Offered

  • Personnel Preparation
    • Undergraduate and graduate programs for teachers of visually impaired and multiply disabled children, for rehabilitation teachers, and for orientation and mobility instructors.