Orientation and Mobility Posts

15 Addresses to Memorize in College

How do I get there? Important college locations for O&M instruction.
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Seeing Eye GPS App: Instructional PowerPoint

Want to learn how to use the Seeing Eye GPS app? Check this out!

Teaching echolocation skills: O&M activities

Pixar's Finding Dory is teaching an orientation and mobility skill!
Screenshot of BlindSquare's Home screen.

BlindSquare Navigation App: Video

Feeling overwhelmed with the BlindSquare app? Watch this instructional video!
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Sendero's iPhone GPS App Update

Check out what is new is the Seeing Eye app version 3.0!

Steps for Riding a Bus

Need an O&M checklist for teaching how to ride a public bus?
Screenshot of the Aware App's Home screen with buttons for:  Take me to, Map, Directory, Venues, Manual Directions, and Help

Aware App Review: Indoor Wayfinding app

Using iBeacons, the Aware App improves indoor navigation for travelers with visual impairments and blindness.
A smart phone running a map app laying on top of a tactile map.

Technology and Mobility in the 21st Century

The power of technology for travelers who are visually impaired.
A woman with a long cane walking in a crosswalk.

Smart Paint Crosswalks for Visually Impaired

Technology used to help visually impaired travelers cross streets without veering.

How does a blind person cross a street?

Learn more about your student's street crossing skills with this rainy day activity!

Road Rally: O&M navigation activity

Road Rally ideas with visually impaired navigators!

O&M: How to Use Uber (Checklist)

Planning an O&M lesson on how to use Uber? Here is a skills checklist!

Blindfold Bowling: iOS spatial concepts app

Looking for a fun way to teach spatial concepts to students who are blind? Try this auditory bowling game!
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Nearby Explorer: GPS app

Nearby Explorer is an iOS and Android GPS app designed for users with visual impairments.

College Preparedness Series #6: How to Pick Housing

A successful college student shares her tools and tricks on how to start the semester off right - How to Pick Housing.
iBeacos provide audible information: "Main Street Station Bus Stop" and "Main Street Escalator Entrance" as pedestrian travels.

iBeacons: Next Gen O&M Tool

How can iBeacons, little plastic devices, help travelers who are visually impaired?

AmazonFresh Review: Grocery Delivery

College Student with low vision reviews the AmazonFresh grocery delivery service.

NAGDU App: Guide & Service Dog Advocacy & Information

The NAGDU app provides general information about state and federal laws involving the rights of service dogs users.
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GoGoGrandparent: transportation option

Transportation option geared for senior citizens but available to all ages.