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Orientation Therapist for Blind Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$85,175 (USD)

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The average pay for an Orientation Therapist for Blind is $85,175 a year and $41 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for an Orientation Therapist for Blind is between $60,915 and $105,194. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • Assists blind and visually impaired clients to achieve personal adjustment and maximum independence through training in techniques of daily living: interviews clients, analyzes client's lifestyle, and administers assessment tests to determine present and required or desired orientation and mobility skills.
  • Trains clients in awareness of physical environment through sense of smell, hearing, and touch, and to travel alone, with or without cane, through use of variety of actual or simulated travel situations and exercises.
  • Teaches clients personal and home management skills, and communication skills, such as eating, grooming, dressing, coin and money identification, cooking, and use of telephone and bathroom facilities.
  • Teaches clients to protect body, using hands and arms to detect obstacles.
  • Instructs clients in arts, crafts, and recreational skills, such as macrame, leatherworking, sewing, ceramics, and playing piano to improve sense of touch, coordination, and motor skills.
  • Teaches clients to read and write braille.
  • Instructs client in use of reading machines and common electrical devices, and in development of effective listening techniques.
  • Instructs clients in group activities, such as swimming, dancing, or playing modified sports activities to encourage and increase capacity for social participation and improve general health.
  • Prepares progress report to allow members of rehabilitation team to evaluate clients' ability to perform varied activities essential to daily living.
  • May develop and implement individualized orientation and mobility instructional program for blin.
Orientation Therapist for Blind Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Therapists, All Other

Job family population: 12,020

Estimated population of Orientation Therapist for Blind jobs: 11,123

Rate of error: 5.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Orientation Therapist for Blind Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Senior Physical Therapist - David H. Koch Center for Cancer Care (74th St.)
May 16
New York, NY, USA
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
* Senior Physical Therapist - David H. Koch Center for Cancer Care (74th St.) Job LocationsUSA-NY-New ... orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor ...
Director of Rehabilitation - Physical Therapist - Home Healthcare
May 24
Lynbrook, NY, USA
Compass Healthcare Consulting & Placement
This growing Homecare Agency is looking for a Director of Rehabilitation. Qualified candidates will ... Supervision of all therapists including orientation, competency evaluation. * To assure therapy ...
Sr Physical Therapist - BV
May 19
New York, United States
NYU Langone Health
For 175 years, NYU School of Medicine has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have ... orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion
PD-Occup Therapist - LOH
May 19
New York, United States
NYU Langone Health
The hospital provides some of the most advanced orthopedic programs in the region for ... sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion ...
Part time Physical Therapist
Mar 31
New Milford, NJ, USA
U.S. Physical Therapy and OPR Management Services, Inc.
Madison Spine & Physical Therapy has been serving the Bergen County, NJ Community for over 13 years. ... for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation ...
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