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rehabilitation of the blind educator

William Henry Jacobson, American rehabilitation of the blind educator. Rehab Service Administration grantee, l98l—, Office Special Education grantee, l987—, Seeing Eye Inc. grantee, l978—. President Turtle Creek Property Owners Association, Little Rock, 1988-1989. Member Association Blind Education (chairman 1985-1988, president 1984-1985), Arkansas Association for Edn.and Rehabilitation of Blind and Visually Impaired.

Background

Jacobson, William Henry was born on March 27, 1948 in Cleveland. Son of Maurice Joseph and Vera (Diamond) Jacobson.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Special Education, Ohio State, 1970. Master of Education in Peripatology, Boston College, 1972. Doctor of Education in Special Education, University Arkansas, 1984.

Career

Special education teacher Cleveland Public Schools, 1970-1971. Mobility specialist Community Services for Blind, Atlanta, 1972-1973. Mobility teacher Atlanta Public Schools, 1973-1975.

Mobility specialist Albany (New York ) Association for the Blind, 1975-1978. Instructor University Arkansas, Little Rock, 1978-1981, assistant professor, 1981-1986, associate professor, 1986-1993, chairperson, 1986-1992, professor, since 1993. Board member Arkansas Division Services for the Blind, Little Rock.

Consultant Arkansas Enterprises for the Blind, since 1978, Arkansas School for the Blind, since 1978, American Foundation for the Blind, since 1978.

Works

Membership

President Turtle Creek Property Owners Association, Little Rock, 1988-1989. Member Association Blind Education (chairman 1985-1988, president 1984-1985), Arkansas Association for Edn.and Rehabilitation of Blind and Visually Impaired.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, tennis, bicycling.

Connections

Married Bonnie Reines, June 3, 1950.

father:
Maurice Joseph Jacobson

mother:
Vera (Diamond) Jacobson

spouse:
Bonnie Reines