Orientation and Mobility Posts

Whittier Falls Housing Development Map and "Circle" Concepts

Understanding the road name "circle" may actually represent various other shapes, such as a "U".

Vermont Farm: Drawing Conclusions from an O&M Map

Learn about a Vermont farm using a non-visual digital map!

John's O&M Lesson 6: Road Numbering Systems

What do highway numbers mean?

ObjectiveEd: Hybrid O&M

How does a hybrid or distancing learning curriculum platform work for Orientation and Mobility?

John's O&M Lesson 5: 3 Types of Communities

Use a local map to learn about nearby urban, suburban, and rural communities

Editing a Non-Visual Digital Map from the Map Library

How can I edit a map that I did not create?

John's O&M Lesson 4: Analyzing Map Data

How can maps be used to encourage critical thinking? This lesson can be taught remotely!
Text: "Non-visual digital map library - there's a map for that!" List of various types of maps with outline of North America.

Recorded! Map Library Webinar

Learn about this new and exciting Paths to Technology Resource Library!

John's O&M Lesson 2: Learn about Streets

Using non-visual digital maps to teach street concepts to an elementary student.

Orientation and Mobility: A Student's Perspective

What does Emma think about the ECC area of O&M?

John's O&M Lesson 1: Non-Visual Digital Maps for Elementary Student

How to introduce non-visual digital maps to an elementary student and the first in a progressive series of orientation lessons.

Why Non-Visual Digital Maps for Young Students?

Accessible, interactive digital maps for early elementary students? Absolutely!

The O&M Quiz: Creating a Better Online Quiz Together

This post describes an activity that allows instructors and students to work together to create and post online quizzes.

Webinar: Exploring Accessible Campus Maps

The webinar recording on using SAS Graphics Accelerator Maps - fully accessible non-visual digital maps - is now available!

Concept Development: Drawing

Why do students who are visually impaired need to be able to draw items for educational purposes?

AFTER Remote Instruction for Students Transitioning to College: On Campus

Did the non-visual map and remote lesson make a difference in this student's O&M skills?

Remote O&M Instruction for Students Transitioning to College: Building a Mental Map

A graduating high school senior builds a mental map of Elon University using a digital map and a virtual O&M lesson.

Remote O&M Instruction for Students Transitioning to College: Getting Started

Yikes! You have a graduating senior who is college bound. What do you do during the COVID-19 stay-at-home order?

Activities that Build Digital Map Skills

Try these physical activities before introducing SAS Graphics Accelerator Maps to students with visual impairments!

SAS Graphics Accelerator Maps: Student Uploading and Accessing Maps

Learn how students can access teacher-created custom maps & intro to understanding the maps.