Orientation and Mobility Posts

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Get Ready for College: O&M Skills

Is your student MOBILITY READY to attend college?

Adapting a Floor Plan Using You Doodle App

This annotation app enables you to ERASE unwanted items!

Mobile App Review: Compass, by Apple Inc.

Learn how to use the Compass app while running VoiceOver!

Treasure Hunts and Geocaching: O&M lessons

Turn your O&M lesson into a Treasure Hunt! (Joanne Kennedy)

O&M Lesson: Teaching Distance Estimates using BlindSquare

Does your student really understand measurement terms such as feet?

O&M Lesson Using BlindSquare with VoiceOver

Here is an O&M lesson to help you get started with BlindSquare using VoiceOver.

Google Earth O&M lesson

Christine Patella
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Transit App Tutorial: Part 3

Follow this Transit App video tutorial series created by a COMS.
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Transit App Tutorial: Part 2

Follow this video tutorial series written by a COMS about the Transit App!
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Transit App Tutorial: Part 1

Watch this video tutorial of the Transit App created by an O&M!

How to Use Campus Alert Systems

Part of living on campus is being prepared for emergencies - make sure you know your campus alert system.

Lazarillo: A Free Accessible GPS App for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Lazarrio is a free navigation app similar to Blindsquare and Nearby Explorer. This article will explore the app in more detail.

How Do People with Vision Impairments . . . Navigate School Hallways?

O&M tips for students with low vision on navigating school hallways. Practice before the first day of school!

How to create a digital pushpin map

Visualize spatial relationships between places using a customized pushpin map!

My Long Cane Book

Help peers learn about a long cane used by students with visual impairments through this free children's book!

Tracing Lines with the iPhone

Here is a cool magnifier O&M activity using an iPhone!

How Tinted Glasses Help My Light Sensitivity

Using tinted glasses to manage chronic migraines and light sensitivity from Chiari Malformation.

Is This My Bus Stop?! The Reminders App

Need a simple notification to alert you to your upcoming bus stop?

Creating Simple O&M Low Vision Maps with a Little Gloss!

Creating layers on a digital map to show rooms, then adding a layer to show the routes!