- Evaluation Coordinator
- Richmond, VA
In addition to serving as NCDB's Evaluation Coordinator, Julie Durando directs the Virginia Project for Children and Young Adults with Deaf-Blindness (VDBP) at the Partnership for People with Disabilities at Virginia Commonwealth University. Prior to moving to Virginia in 2009, she taught children with multiple disabilities and sensory impairments including deaf-blindness for eight years as both a classroom and itinerant teacher in central Florida. She completed her Doctorate in Education in special education at the University of Northern Colorado as a National Center for Leadership in Visual Impairment Fellow. Her research interests focus on early communication and literacy for children with sensory impairments and multiple disabilities.