Robert Constantine is an occupational therapist that specializes in vision rehabilitation in Pensacola Florida. He is a graduate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham Occupational Therapy program where he was awarded the Charles Brooks Award for Creativity. He has practiced in home health, and skilled nursing contexts and spent 9 years as the clinical specialist in brain injury at the West Florida Rehabilitation Institute in Pensacola where he developed a passion for evidence-based treatment, sharing information and the functional effects of the visual system. Beginning in 2013, he enjoyed a 3 year tenure at an optometry practice where he learned techniques working closely with low vision, pediatric and adult optometrists. He has completed Clinical Level 1 and 2 training offered by the Neuro-Optometric Rehab Association.
Robert was also trained in sports vision training, working with the High Performance Vision Associates, a national group of optometrists in the United States that offers sports vision screenings to elite athletes. He developed specialized Drag Racing Glasses and has worked with NHRA Sportsman and Professional Drag Racers. He continues to provide vision rehabilitation services to pediatric and adult patients at the Pearl Nelson Center and Kindred at Home in Pensacola, Florida.
Robert has been a presenter for PESI, a provider of continuing education for therapists since Fall 2016 presenting a course on pediatric vision. He began presenting courses on adult and neurological vision changes in fall 2019. His courses are engaging and full of personal experience and the latest evidence-based research.