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Serving the Unique Educational Needs of Visually Impaired Children and Adults throughout North Carolina

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Equal Eyes Vision Services is a contract company that provides instruction to blind and visually impaired children and adults from the Mountains to the Coast in schools, homes, businesses and organizations. Our Team can provide:

  • Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI) instruction- to include unique needs like Literacy, Braille Instruction, Educational Access, Assistive Technology,  and Independent Living Skills
  • Orientation and Mobility (O&M) instruction- to include travel skills for safety and independence for persons with visual impairments, including using canes, electronic travel aids and orientation with guide dogs
  • Evaluations- such as Functional Vision Assessments (FVAs), Learning Media Assessments (LMAs) and Orientation and Mobility (O&M) Evaluations
  • Assistive Technology Training- accessibility features on iPads, CCTVs (Closed Circuit Televisions- magnification machines), electronic devices, computer access, and low-tech devices
  • Professional Development- for your LEA, TVIs, O&Ms, or other related services providers
  • Mentorship to new TVIs and O&M Specialists

Each Team Member is certified and experienced in their specialty and is dedicated to providing quality instruction to improve the lives of people with visual impairments.

The Equal Eyes Team is directed and supported by Kim Hudson, a TVI and O&M Specialist with over 18 years of experience and Amy Campbell, a TVI with over 17 years of experience.  We are dedicated to providing quality services that help people who are blind and visually impaired to achieve their fullest potential!

 

Director, Kim Hudson

Director Kim Hudson has been a Teacher of the Visually Impaired and Orientation and Mobility Specialist for over 17 years. She has served children and adults with visual impairment and blindness from the ages of birth to 90. Kim’s passion for the field began at Florida State University, where she graduated with a Master of Science in Visual Disabilities before making North Carolina home. Kim has worked as an itinerant teacher for public schools in many areas of North Carolina, both as an employee and as a private contractor, as well as an Orientation and Mobility Specialist with the Division of Services for the Blind. Equal Eyes Vision Services was born in 2012, when Kim expanded her personal contracting business to reach more VI needs across the state. Kim is passionate about bringing quality VI services to every corner of the state and ensuring that no child or adult with vision loss goes unserved. Kim also strives to improve the quality of VI and O&M services in North Carolina by offering Professional Development opportunities, presenting at VI conferences, serving on the NCAER Board, and recruiting talented VI professionals to the beautiful state of North Carolina. Kim enjoys spending her free time enjoying nature, hiking with her dogs, and spending quality time with her husband and two young daughters.

Kim Hudson has been a Teacher of the Visually Impaired and Orientation and Mobility Specialist for over 18 years.  She has served children and adults with visual impairment and blindness from the ages of birth to 90.  Kim’s passion for the field began at Florida State University, where she graduated with a  Master of Science in Visual Disabilities before making North Carolina home.  Kim has worked as an itinerant teacher for public schools in many areas of North Carolina, both as an employee and as a private contractor, as well as an Orientation and Mobility Specialist with the Division of Services for the Blind.

Equal Eyes Vision Services was born in 2012, when Kim expanded her personal contracting business to reach more VI needs across the state.  Kim is passionate about bringing quality VI services to every corner of the state and ensuring that no child or adult with vision loss goes unserved.  Kim also strives to improve the quality of VI and O&M services in North Carolina by offering Professional Development opportunities, presenting at VI conferences, serving on the NCAER Board, and recruiting talented VI professionals to the beautiful state of North Carolina.  Kim enjoys spending her free time hiking with her dogs, attending church, and spending quality time with her husband and two young daughters.

 

Assistant Director, Amy Campbell

Assistant Director Amy Campbell has been passionate about educating students with low vision and blindness for over 16 years. With a Bachelor of Science in Education from Illinois State University and Masters of Education from Peabody College at Vanderbilt University (both in the field of visual impairment), Amy has served a variety of educational roles, including itinerant teacher of the visually impaired, elementary teacher and Braille Reading Specialist at a residential school for the blind, preschool teacher of a self-contained class of children with visual impairment, and state education vision consultant. Amy’s enthusiasm for teaching is only intensified by the love of research and studies which explore evidence-based practices for educating students with visual impairment. Amy’s career journey now leads her to serve as Assistant Director at Equal Eyes Vision Services, which allows her to balance her love of education and research with being a wife and mother.Amy Campbell has been passionate about educating students with low vision and blindness for over 17 years. With a Bachelor of Science in Education from Illinois State University and Masters of Education from Peabody College at Vanderbilt University (both in the field of visual impairment), Amy has served a variety of educational roles, including itinerant teacher of the visually impaired, elementary teacher and Braille Reading Specialist at a residential school for the blind, preschool teacher of a self-contained class of children with visual impairment, and state education vision consultant. Amy’s enthusiasm for teaching is only intensified by the love of research and studies which explore evidence-based practices for educating students with visual impairment. Amy’s career journey now leads her to serve as Assistant Director at Equal Eyes Vision Services, which allows her to balance her love of education and research with being a wife and mother.