This video is part 11 of an 11-part self-paced training series called Tools to Support You in Having a Student with a Visual Impairment in Your K-6 General Education Classroom.
Orientation and mobility, more often called O&M, involves knowing where one is in space and traveling from point A to point B. In this section, you’ll learn about human guide and the white cane, both commonly used by students with visual impairments. You will also get information about the role of the orientation and mobility specialist.
- Tools to Support You in Having a Student with a Visual Impairment in Your K-6 General Education Classroom
- How Do You Use Your Vision?
- Understanding the Numbers Behind a Student’s Visual Impairment and the Use of Functional Vision
- Functional Vision Assessment 101
- Who’s on My Student’s Educational Team?
- How Do I Support the Print Reader in My Classroom?
- What is Braille and How Do Students Read It?
- How Do Students Write Using Braille?
- You and Your Student’s Paraprofessional Working Together
- What Is My Role in Adapting Materials?
- How Can I Support the Student Who Is Using Technology?
- Orientation and Mobility 101