Orientation and Mobility

Planning a trip? Learn about BlindSquare Enabled Airports!
Interactive scavenger hunt app for your smart phone or tablet!

Dr. Penny Rosenblum discusses the development of navigational and social skills for children and adults who are visually impaired and unable to drive.

This webcast addresses the training needs of people with visual impairment who use power wheelchairs as their primary mode of transportation.

Planning to Orientation and Mobility route using public transportation? Check out these tips!

This tutorial discusses how personal development and skill grow and change, and how a student's AT grows and changes with him.

Want to liven-up your O&M lesson? Try this fun Easter Egg game!
Having trouble with VoiceOver gestures? Try this device!

Leslie Bailiff presents the story of her student Michael, who began using Assistive Technology to support his independent travel as a youngster.

O&M related Blindfold games are now bundled in a pack for school discounts!
Here is an O&M lesson idea!

This tutorial focuses specific strategies and modifications to O&M for students with CVI, using their individual assessment on the CVI Range©.

Pick 1, 2, or 3 Days. Day 1: CVI Assessment and Programming Tools Day 2: Consideration of CVI and Impact on O&M Day 3: Path to Literacy: CVI Prerequisites

This conversation covers specific strategies and modifications to Orientation & Mobility for students with Cortical Visual Impairment.

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.

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!
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.

Vermont: 2 day workshop - August 23 & 24. In-depth training on how to use technology to enable independent travel in real-world contexts.

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
Many Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialists (COMS) have been incorporating audio IOS games into O&M lessons.
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

Explore theories and best practices for adapting orientation and mobility techniques for students with additional disabilities.

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 self-paced is made up of 6 modules, each containing a lecture, video segments, readings, and assigned activities to enhance and apply your learning.

This webinar covers the parameters of Global Positioning Systems (GPS) for the traveler with a visual impairment.

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.
Use these simple steps to help students eventually master the challenging skill of skipping!

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