Deafblind Coordinator Position Re-established

The South Carolina Commission for the Blind is pleased to announce that the position of Deafblind Coordinator is being re-established as of January 17, 2017.

Jerry Francis has been chosen for this position.  He will provide direct case management services for Vocational Rehabilitation clients who have Usher Syndrome/have a binaural hearing loss.  He will also provide consultation services to the agency’s Older Blind program.

In addition, Mr. Francis will work closely with the SC Deafblind Project in identifying students with a combined hearing and vision loss who would be eligible for Vocational Rehabilitation services.

He will continue to be based in the SCCB State Office in Columbia.  If you would like more information, please contact Jerry at jfrancis@sccb.sc.gov.