June 15, 2015

WBRC Announces New Living Skills Supervisor

Photo: Ms. Elise Vaughan, new WBRC Living Skills Supervisor
WBRC is proud to announce that Ms. Elise Vaughan has accepted the position of WBRC Living Skills Department Supervisor.  She started in her new role on May 31, 2015.

In 2011, Elise received a Masters of Arts in Blindness and Low Vision Studies, Vision Rehabilitation Therapy from Western Michigan University.  Elise joined the WBRC in 2011 as a WBRC Blind Masters Trainee with internships in Orientation & Mobility and Living Skills.  She is dually certified through ACVREP as a COMS and CVRT.  She is cross-trained in iProgram, is Co-Chair of the WBRC Communication Committee, and is actively involved in program development.  In addition to her strong skill set as a Blind Rehabilitation Therapist, Elise has also demonstrated her ability to be an effective and efficient department lead, utilize strong system redesign skills to empower and engage coworkers, and promotes the respect, awareness and acceptance of all patients served at the WBRC.  Elise embraces a patient-centered perspective and encourages self-advocacy.

Congratulations to Elise and the entire Living Skills team as they embark on an exciting new journey!

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