Nicole Johnson holds an Educational Doctorate in Special Education with an emphasis in Dual Sensory Impairments and an M.Ed in Special Education (Orientation and Mobility) from Texas Tech University. She earned her B.S.Ed from Kutztown University in Teacher of the Visually Impaired and Elementary Education. Prior to teaching at Kutztown University, Dr. Johnson taught students with visual impairments and cognitive disabilities aged newborn through twenty-one as a teacher of the visually impaired and orientation and mobility specialist. Her areas of research include utilizing wait time for students with disabilities, teaching strategies for students with low incidence disabilities, and Braille reading rates. Dr. Johnson has presented at both state and national levels on sensory impairments and has served as President of the National Council of Exceptional Children Division on Visual Impairment and Deaf-Blindness. She can be contacted at (610) 683-4297.