Fabiana Perla, EdD, COMS, CLVR

Associate Professor 

Fabiana Perla, Ed.D., COMS, CLVR



  • Ed D, Arcadia University
  • MS, Vision Rehabilitation, Pennsylvania College of Optometry
  • Certificate in Orientation and Mobility, Pennsylvania College of Optometry
  • Licensure in Education, University of Buenos Aires

Role At Salus University: 

  • College of Education and Rehabilitation
    • Director, Orientation and Mobility Program

Clinical Specialty:

  • Orientation and Mobility and Low Vision

Selected Representative Publications:

  • Perla, F., Fiorentino, T., & Fiorentino, R. (2007). Reflections on collaboration in Orientation and Mobility (O&M): A mother, her son, and their O&M instructor share their thoughts and experiences. DVIQ, Council for Exceptional Children.
  • Perla, F. & O’Donnell, B. (2004). Encouraging problem solving in Orientation and Mobility. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 98(1), 47-52.
  • Perla, F & O’Donnell, B. (2002). Encouraging Family Involvement in Orientation and Mobility. RE:view, 34(3),103-109.
  • Perla, F.& Ducret, W.D. (1999). Guidelines for Teaching Orientation and Mobility to Children with Multiple Disabilities. RE:view, 31(3), 113-120.

Professional Activities / Recognition / Awards:

  • 2007 Graduate Studies Educatior of the Year Award, Pennsylvania College of Optometry

Research Activities:

  • Student-teacher relationships in the inclusivive classroom: issues of teacher ownership and student membership

Updated 08.2007