Orientation and Mobility

Step-by-step instructions to create our own iBook using the iBook author app
Business are embracing technology to improve accessibility.
Learn about my experiences using Trekz Aftershokz headphones to travel safely and multi-task
Here is a game to reinforce O&M cardinal direction skills!
No Internet? No problem! Learn how to use Google Maps offline!
This tutorial focuses on birth to three orientation and mobility skills, such as hand positioning, crawling, standing, and walking.
In this webinar, Susan Abu-Jaber, focuses on birth to three orientation and mobility.
1534, 631, 25 - what numbers can you find?
Pixar's Finding Dory is teaching an orientation and mobility skill!
Need an O&M checklist for teaching how to ride a public bus?
This activity requires students who are blind or visually impaired to direct someone to their house using O&M, work readiness, and independent living skills.
Learn more about your student's street crossing skills with this rainy day activity!
Road Rally ideas with visually impaired navigators!
Want to liven-up your O&M lesson? Try this fun Easter Egg game!
Planning an O&M lesson on how to use Uber? Here is a skills checklist!
Scavenger hunts are a fun way to address all parts of the Expanded Core Curriculum!
Looking for a fun way to teach spatial concepts to students who are blind? Try this auditory bowling game!
College Student with low vision reviews the AmazonFresh grocery delivery service.
A successful college student shares her tools and tricks on how to start the semester off right - navigating the college campus.
A student in the Secondary program at Perkins School for the Blind reflects on facing the challenge of mobility.
Orientation and Mobility related tracing, scanning and tracking activities to compensate for blindspots.
Tips and resources on how to incorporate technology into orientation and mobility lessons for all types of O&M students.
Use BlindSquare Simulation Mode to help students create maps of a location.
This training module demonstrates specialized topics within the field of Orientation & Mobility (O&M) instruction.
Tips for transition-age students who are blind or visually impaired to learn to use transportation
  These sites explain the techniques, general importance, and necessity of Orientation and Mobility training for people who are blind or visually impaired. General Information about...
Many Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialists (COMS) have been incorporating audio IOS games into O&M lessons.
Information on how to use the annotation app, SAS Gloss to create accessible low vision maps.
This post describes the importance of orientation and mobility skills for youth who are blind in the transition to adult life
A college student who is deafblind because of Usher Syndrome discusses his experience as a guide dog user
In this webcast, Mary Tellefson talks about the need for O&M to align with state standards and ultimately, to Career, College and Community Readiness.
This tutorial covers the parameters of GPS for the traveler with a visual impairment.
This webinar covers the parameters of Global Positioning Systems (GPS) for the traveler with a visual impairment.
This webcast addresses the training needs of people with visual impairment who use power wheelchairs as their primary mode of transportation.
Dr. Penny Rosenblum discusses the development of navigational and social skills for children and adults who are visually impaired and unable to drive.
Advice, professional supports, and explanation of team roles and responsibilities in the education of students who are blind or visually impaired.
The use of maps is an important skill for all children to learn.  For students who have visual impairments, learning to read a map is an important step towards independence, as well as a way to...
Vacation and travel tips for individuals who are blind or visually impaired
These sites are rich in orientation and mobility skills and training tips for parents and instructors working with school-aged children who are blind or visually impaired.   Basic Orientation...
Hard-to-find information about orientation and mobility skills and techniques for people who are blind or visually impaired and use wheelchairs.
These links feature orientation and mobility skills and training tips for parents and instructors working with school-aged children who are blind or visually impaired.   Environmental Checklist...
An early introduction to orientation and mobility skills gives children the freedom and confidence to move through the world independently. These sites offer advice for developing and encouraging...
Adults who lose their vision can learn how to travel safely and independently. These websites present advice and information about orientation and mobility—skills necessary for finding one’s way on...
These sites are aimed at Orientation and Mobility Specialists, offering information, discussions, techniques and links to professional organizations and certification requirements.   Resources...
Being paired with a guide dog is a significant committment and a life-changing partnership. These resources help explore the various training schools, thepros and cons of being a guide dog user,...
Explore the natural world with an active hands-on sensory hunt for various plants.
Adapt the classic Checkers game using different shaped playing pieces and a dimensional board!
Tactile playing pieces stay-put the peg hole board in this adapted version of Tic Tac Toe!
Develop visual attention as background illumination decreases and objects become smaller.
Improve body awareness in students with low vision using colored gloves.

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