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Do you have Orientation and Mobility Specialists who work for you, but you aren’t 100% sure what they do?
Orientation and Mobility Specialists teach people with visual impairments how to travel. But there is so much more. However, given the low incidence rate of students with visual impairments, these related service personnel are often the only ones that do what they do in any given district.
Today we are chatting about:
What is Orientation and Mobility?
How can Orientation and Mobility services increase academic performance?
How can I support the Orientation and Mobility Specialists who work for me?
“But, Kass. This app is $40!” you say. “What is BlindSquare and what makes it different from using Google Maps?”, you’ve asked.
I hear you. The BlindSquare app isn’t free. And yes, you do have a generic maps application on your smart phone. You very well can use that.
New and Experienced O&M Specialists, if you want to help your student get around their neighborhood or even a complex area with less help. Maybe they need a little bit of help to get from their house to their school, but mostly, if they are checking out a new area and want more information.Read More
So much has been happening behind the scenes for you. We are so so excited to share that the International Orientation and Mobility Online Symposium is going to be even better for you this year!Read More
Set your calendar for January 30-February 1, 2019 for the 2019 O&M Symposium! The dates are set and presentation applications are open. Find out more.Read More
Welcome the 2019 International Orientation and Mobility Online Symposium Planning Committee!! These members will be the ones working behind the scenes to make sure you get the best programming from around the world!Read More
The time has come, my friends! It's time to start planning the next International Orientation and Mobility Online Symposium!
Are you interested in making a real difference in the world? Do you want to help students with visual impairments from all over the world? We urge you to apply to join the International Orientation and Mobility Online Symposium's Planning Committee.Read More
If you are participating in the 2018 Int'l O&M Online Symposium, the email has been sent out to you! The email contains all of the links and information that you need to have a successful symposium.Read More
For as long as I can remember, I have always done things the “safe and easy” way. “Safe” as in, not taking any risks. “Easy”, as in, came naturally to me. Things I didn’t have to work at.Read More
Have you heard about the International Orientation and Mobility Symposium and wondered if it is a right fit for you?
Maybe it is.
But, maybe it's not.Read More
We all know that mobility first starts with the ability to feel safe. Without the feeling of safety, motor development comes to a vault. Troster and Brambring proved this point long ago.
Find out about a new innovative Cane that allows your toddler to explore their world while feeling safe in their movements!Read More