State of the Science Conference on Improving Employment Outcomes for Individuals who are Blind or VIsually Impaired. April 9th through 10th, 2014.

Brenda Cavenaugh

Dr. Cavenaugh has been employed in the field of blindness rehabilitation and education for more than 40 years in a variety of capacities, including rehabilitation teacher, rehabilitation counselor, educational vision consultant, teacher of the visually impaired, administrator in a private rehabilitation agency, and rehabilitation training coordinator. At the MSU-NRTC, she has served as the Anne Sullivan-Macy Fellow, Training Associate, Research Professor, Research Director, and Interim Director. Dr. Cavenaugh has been the Principal Investigator of numerous research projects in the areas of employment, minority status and the VR process, independent living, transition, VR agency structure, and Randolph-Sheppard programs. She has over 100 presentations, 70 publications, and 50 funded grants in blindness rehabilitation and education.