Genevieve Francoeur Anderson -Blindness/Visually Impaired- UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN COLORADO
Genevieve is a Teacher of the Visually Impaired, an Orientation and Mobility Specialist, and an endorsed special education generalist with mild/moderate experience. She has been working as an itinerant teacher for a Denver area school district for the past three years. Her areas of interest within the field of visual impairments include educational equity and the education of children with additional disabilities including deafblindness who have significant support needs.
She has worked with exceptional children in a variety of capacities. Genevieve first began volunteering in her brother’s self-contained classroom when she was 15-years-old. She worked her way through college as a counselor at residential homes for adults and children with autism and significant disabilities. After college, she provided respite care for children with disabilities who were medically fragile.
Genevieve enjoys spending time with her family, reading, hiking, camping, and fishing. She has three kids, (Camille, 12; Ava, 11; and Dominic, 7), a husband (Dave), and two bunny rabbits, Marilyn Manson and Honey Boo Boo.