Location Literacy for OM

Location Literacy for Orientation & Mobility

Resources for Orientation and Mobility (O & M) Instructors (COMS)

By Chris Tabb

I put together resources on Location Literacy for Orientation and Mobility in a Live Binder.

Table of Contents:

Literacy for Everyday Travel

  • Creating a Tactile Map
  • Tactile Maps and Mapping
  • Map Skills and Higher Order Thinking
  • Talking Tactile Map
  • Learning to Read Tactile Maps
  • How Does O&M Relate to Literacy
  • Apps for Users who are Blind and Low Vision
  • Tactile Graphics
  • Social Studies and Maps
  • Street Signage
  • Pedestrian Signage

GPS and Coordinate Literacy

  • How GPS Works
  • Getting Coordinates from Google Maps
  • Options for Finding Coordinates
  • GPS Coordinates Explained
  • Latitude and Longitude Conversion
  • GPS in More Detail
  • Accessible GPS Devices
Location literacy collage