Daniela Gissara

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"From Latin America to Asia, my ELP experience has helped me improve the lives of children with visual impairment and their families around the world."
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United States (Residence)
Argentina (Origin)

ELP class of 2010

Coordinator of Online Initiatives for the Educational Leadership Program at Perkins International, Perkins School for the Blind

Low Vision
Low Vision Rehabilitation
Teacher Training
Vision Assessment

Daniela works as a Coordinator of Online Initiatives for Perkins International, is part of the curriculum development team of Perkins International Academy and has also provided onsite and online trainings in Latin America and China. 

She holds a Masters in International Development from the University of Birmingham in the UK and she is a Low Vision Therapist, a Teacher for the Visually Impaired, and an Optician. Daniela has also received the Perkins-Roman CVI Range© Endorsement and has more than 15 years of experience of working with children with MDVI/DB. 

With vast international experience in the field of visual impairments and teacher training, she poses a combination of expertise and leadership skills that made of her a unique international educator and leader.