Orientation and Mobility

Motivate your student with this cane conversation!
Ways you can prepare your O&M student for flying.
Comprehensive list of Paths to Technology posts on sonification.
A progressive directionality game designed for older O&M students!
Practice O&M skills and mental mapping skills through available and customized touch-explore maps!
Strategies for creating the perfect customized university maps for students who are blind or low vision.
Spatial Tech Standards are unique to students who are blind or low vision; learn how to teach these foundational skills to young students!
Rytey interviews Dr. Mona S. Minkara an Assistant Professor of Bioengineering and an Affiliate Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Biology and filmmaker.
Celebrate National Chip and Dip Day with this fun O&M activity!
Before attending a summer session or event at the school for the blind, use a digital non-visual map to build a mental map of campus!
Learn how to embed core subject concepts such as math while you introduce technology to YOUNG children.
Explore these New York City parks with the free SAS Graphics Accelerator software!
Learn how ObjectiveEd games are beneficial for progress monitoring and IEP meetings!
Learn about these auditory awareness digital games for students who are visually impaired.

Join two experienced COMS for this presentation on Orientation & Mobility instruction for students with CVI

A CVI tutorial with two certified Orientation & Mobility Specialists discussing  implications  of CVI for safe independent travel.

Learn how ObjectiveEd games can reinforce and track student progress with O&M skills.

CVI for the TVI webinar series: December 2020

Touch typing should include the numeric keypad; does your student know and use the ten-key?
Need a lesson or have a lesson to share? Check out the Lesson Library!
Try this motivating app to teach orientation and mental mapping skills!
Should my student turn the map as he/she travels?
October 15 is White Cane Day - here is a poem that celebrates white canes!
Learn how the Audio Astroid game teaches O&M concepts!
Part 2 in an O&M concept development series.
Understanding the road name "circle" may actually represent various other shapes, such as a "U".
Here is a back to school list of remote O&M instruction ideas!
Farm lesson for elementary students which includes an accessible book, non-visual map, and activities!
Learn about a Vermont farm using a non-visual digital map!
What do highway numbers mean?
How does a hybrid or distancing learning curriculum platform work for Orientation and Mobility?
Use a local map to learn about nearby urban, suburban, and rural communities
How can I edit a map that I did not create?
How can maps be used to encourage critical thinking? This lesson can be taught remotely!

Explore the growing library of Non-Visual Digital Maps in the online Map Library

Need free accessible digital materials? Check out Paths to Technology's new Resource Library!
Teach your student to build a strong mental map of the whole area then fill in the details!
Using non-visual digital maps to teach street concepts to an elementary student.
What does Emma think about the ECC area of O&M?

Mark your calendar and join the live webinar, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 1:00-2:00pm eastern

How to introduce non-visual digital maps to an elementary student and the first in a progressive series of orientation lessons.
Accessible, interactive digital maps for early elementary students? Absolutely!
Learn how to use the non-visual digital maps without a screen reader!

Enjoy our virtual conference presentations, with the option to earn Professional Development Points or Continuing Education Credits

Quickly create customized, accessible digital maps that students can use to build mental maps and answer map-related educational questions.
This post describes a method for using a shared document for students to document their independent work.
This post describes an activity that allows instructors and students to work together to create and post online quizzes.
This user-friendly update streamlines the process of creating and opening non-visual digital maps!
The webinar recording on using SAS Graphics Accelerator Maps - fully accessible non-visual digital maps - is now available!

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