Kathleen M. Huebner, PhD

Professor Emeritus

Kathleen M. Huebner, PhD

kathyh@salus.edu

Education:

  • BMus, Seton Hill College
  • MEd, PhD University of Pittsburgh

Role at Salus University: 

Dr. Huebner directs the National Consortium for Leadership in Sensory Disabilities , a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services Administration, Office of Special Education Programs.  This program assists 28 Doctoral Fellows participating in doctoral studies in 24 Universities throughout the country through both financial support and the provision of an Enrichment Program made available to all the NLCSD Fellows.

Dr. Huebner is also the recipient of many federal grants to support personnel preparation programs, curricula and product development, and research through the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services Administration, Office of Special Education Programs.

Selected Representative Publications:

  • DiStefano, A.F., Huebner, K.M.. Garber, M., and Smith, A.J.  (2006). “Community Services, Needs, and Resources in Visual Impairment: A 21st Century Public Health Perspective”.   Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness. Vol. 100 Number 11, November, Special Supplement. 793-805.
  • Huebner, K.M. and Wiener, W. (2005).  Guest Editors for Special Issue on Orientation and Mobility,  Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness.  Volume 99, Number 10,  October, pp. 389.
  • Smith, A.J., Geruschat, D., and Huebner, K.M. (2004) “Policy to Practice: Teachers’ and Administrators’ Views on Curricular Access by Students with Low Vision”, Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness.  Volume, 98, Number 10, October, pp. 612- 628.
  • Huebner, K.M. and Sidwell, L. (2004)  “Chapter 3 Independent Travel” Teaching Orientation and Mobility Professionals:  Non Traditional Approaches to Meet Critical Staffing Shortages. In, Dew, D. W. & Alan, G. M.  Contemporary issues in orientation and mobility”. (Institute on Rehabilitation Issues Monograph N0. 29). Washington, DC. The George Washington University, Center for Rehabilitation Counseling Research and Education. 
  • Duffy, M. Huebner, K.M., & Wormsley, D.P. (2002).  “Activities of Daily Living and Individuals with Low Vision” in M.  Scheiman.  Understanding and Managing Vision Deficits:  A guide for occupational therapists.  New Jersey: Slack, Inc.
  • Huebner, K.M. & Wiener, W.R. (2001).  Guest Editors for Special Issue on Distance Education.  Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness.  Vol. 95, Number 9, September. 
  • Orr, A.L. & Huebner, K.M. (2001).  “Toward A Collaborative Working Relationship Among Vision Rehabilitation and Allied Health Professionals”.  Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness.  Vol. 95, Number 8, August.  Pp 468-482.
  • Huebner, K. M. (2000).  “Visual Impairment”.  Chapter 2.  In, Holbrook, C.M. and Koenig, A.J. (Editors) Foundations of Education. 2nd Edition.  New York, NY: AFB Press.
  • Corn, A.L. and Huebner, K.M. (1998).  Editors.  A Report to The Nation: The National Agenda for the Education of Children and Youths with Visual Impairments, Including Those with Multiple Disabilities.  New York: AFB Press.
  • Corn, A.L., Hatlen, P., Huebner, K.M., Ryan, F., and Siller, MA (1995).  The National Agenda for the Education of Children and Youths with Visual Impairments, Including those with Multiple Disabilities. New York, NY: AFB Press.
  • Huebner, K.M., Prickett, J.G., Welch, T.R., and Joffee, E.J. (Editors) (1995).  Hand in Hand:  Essentials of Communication and Orientation and Mobility for Your Students Who Are Deaf-Blind.  New York, NY: AFB Press.
  • Hazekamp, J. and Huebner, K.M. (1989).  Program Planning and Evaluation or Blind and Visually Impaired Students: National Guidelines for Educational Excellence.  NY: American Foundation for the Blind.

Professional Honors and Activities:

  • 2012 – Migel Award, American Foundation for the Blind, St. Petersburg,  Florida
  • 2011 – Distinguished Alumna Award, University of Pittsburgh, College of Education, Centennial Gala Celebration, Pittsburgh, PA
  • 2008 – Ambrose C. Shotwell Award, Awarded by the Association for the Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired, Chicago, IL.
  • 2004 -  Mary K. Bauman Award, Awarded by the  Association for the Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired.
  • 2002 - Distinguished  Alumna Leadership Award, Seton Hill College now Seton Hill University
  • 2002 - Graduate Studies Educator of the Year Award, Pennsylvania College of Optometry
  • 1996 - The Best Book Award from the American Association of Publishers, Nursing and Allied Health Division.
  • 1996 - Warren C. Bledsoe Award for the Outstanding Publication of the Year.  Association for the Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired.

04.2012