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Research/Training Associate Welcomes MAER Attendees

Alberta Orr, RRTC Research/training Associate and career expert on issues related to elderly individuals who are blind or visually impaired, welcomed Mississippi Association for the Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired (MAER) attendees to the state chapter's 2011 annual conference during the last week of August. Ms. Orr sits on the board of directors of the national professional association, AER, on whose behalf she spoke at the Jackson area gathering. She also spoke on "The Importance of Joining your Professional Association" during the conference.