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consultant , coordinator deaf and blind services

Patricia May Taylor was American coordinator deaf and blind services, consultant. Certified elementary teacher, Massachusetts, teacher of blind., Connecticut. Recipient award Northeast chapter Association Educators and Rehabilitation Counselors, 1986, award for service to deaf-blind children and adults Deaf-Blind Association Connecticut, 1989.

Background

Taylor, Patricia May was born on May 31, 1919 in Orange, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Prescott and Edith Mirian (Stevenson) May.

Education

Bachelor, Middlebury College, 1940. Education for blind degree, Harvard University, Perkins School Blind, 1941. Master of Science, Southern Connecticut State University, 1971.

Career

Private secretary to director, Seeing Eye, Inc., Morristown, New Jersey, 1941;elementary teacher, Perkins School for Blind, Watertown, Massachusetts, 1942-1944;elementary teacher, Shore Country Day School, Beverly, Massachusetts, 1958-1962;education consultant, New Jersey Common for Blind, Newark, 1941-1942;education consultant, Board Edition and Superior vena cava syndrome for Blind, Wethersfield, Connecticut, since 1964;coordinator for deaf and blind services, Board Edition and Superior vena cava syndrome for Blind, Wethersfield, Connecticut, 1978-1989;retired, 1989. Transitional planner N.E. Regional Center for the Deaf Blind, Perkins and Watertown, Massachusetts, summers, since 1980.

Achievements

  • Certified elementary teacher, Massachusetts, teacher of blind., Connecticut.

Membership

Member International Association Educators of Deaf Blind (Ann Sullivan award 1987), Association Educators of Blind and Visually Handicapped (board directors 1975-1982), Association Educators and Rehabilitation of Blind and Visually Handicapped, Connecticut Braille Association (1st vice president, board directors since 1964, president since 1990, service award 1979), Kappa Kappa Gamma, Wilton Riding Club.

Connections

Married Richard Porter Taylor (deceased May 1971). Children: Richard Bingham, Jeremy Stevenson, Ann Taylor Jackson.

father:
Prescott May

mother:
Edith Mirian (Stevenson) May

spouse:
Richard Porter Taylor

children:
Richard Bingham Taylor

Jeremy Stevenson Taylor

Ann Taylor Jackson Taylor