Jim Burns, MA, COMS, CLVT

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Low Vision Instructor

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Jim Burns is a blind rehabilitation outpatient specialist (BROS) who works for the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System. Jim currently provides itinerant low vision and blind rehabilitation services for veterans living throughout Michigan, northwest Ohio, and northern Indiana.

During his 18-year career, Jim has worked at the Kansas City VAMC as both the chief of the vision rehabilitation program and as a care manager for all legally blind veterans in the region. He also worked as a blind rehabilitation specialist at Hines VAMC and the Birmingham, Alabama VAMC. 

In addition to working for the VA, Jim has also worked for private and state agencies in Kansas City, Missouri and Columbus, Ohio.