Eric Caruso, Blindness/Visual Impairment - Florida State University
Eric Caruso spent nine years working as a guide dog mobility instructor for The Seeing Eye in Morristown New Jersey. While there he worked on training the dogs and then worked to team up people with visual disabilities and the fully trained guide dogs. While working at The Seeing Eye Eric completed his Master's degree in Adult Orientation and Mobility from Western Michigan University. For the last year Eric has been working as a Computer Access Technology (CAT) instructor at the West Haven VA Hospital. As a CAT instructor one works with the veterans on a number of different programs and products and tailor a program to fit exactly what they need. At the hospital, the instructors work with a number of different programs and products such as JAWS, ZoomText, Guide, iPhone and iPad, Mac computers, Windows computers, and Apple TV.
In his spare time Eric enjoys playing soccer and hockey. He also runs half marathons and has been a guide for a blind runner on a couple of occasions.