Rose Angelocci, Ph.D., CRC, CVRT, LPC is the Assistant Project Coordinator for the Louisiana Deafblind Project for Children and Youth housed within the Human Development Center at the LSU Health New Orleans. From 1987 to 2017, Dr. Angelocci worked at the Training, Resource and Assistive-Technology Center (TRAC) at the University of New Orleans.
Dr. Angelocci has a doctorate in counselor education with a minor in qualitative research methods from the University of New Orleans. She has a Masters in Health Sciences in Rehabilitation Counseling from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. Dr. Angelocci is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, a Licensed Rehabilitation Counselor/Supervisor, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, a Licensed Professional Counselor/Supervisor, a National Certified Counselor, and a Certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapist.
Dr. Angelocci has over 25 years of experience in assessing and training persons with disabilities (visual, hearing, learning, and physical) in the use of assistive technology and Braille. She has 30 years of experience in operating residential programs for the blind. In addition, she has experience in conducting vocational evaluations and teaching work readiness skills with clients with disabilities. Dr. Angelocci has served as adjunct faculty at the University of New Orleans and has taught graduate-level courses in Braille, counseling theories, counseling techniques, counselor supervision, and lifespan development. She has provided supervision to 40 counselors-in-training.
Dr. Angelocci has served on several state and local advisory committees regarding the accessibility needs of people with disabilities. She has served on the Louisiana Rehabilitation Advisory Council, the Louisiana Statewide Independent Living Council (Chairperson), the Board of Directors at WRBH Reading Radio, and the Association for the Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired (Louisiana Chapter President).
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