orientation and mobility specialist


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orientation and mobility specialist

a human services professional who specializes in helping the visually impaired and legally blind to acclimate to their physical environments.
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Guidelines for working with students who are blind or visually impaired in Virginia public schools, Part ii and IX, the role of the orientation and mobility specialist.
Basic Spanish for Orientation and Mobility: A Phrase Book and Dictionary is a well-organized, easy-to-use reference guide for orientation and mobility specialists.
Let us begin with what we call ourselves: cane-travel instructors, as opposed to university trained (AER certified) orientation and mobility specialists (O&M).
Designed to be used by individual consumers, orientation and mobility specialists, and teachers of persons who are visually impaired, the software provides spoken and on-screen map data and 12 million points of interest for U.
Designed to be used by individuals, orientation and mobility specialists, and teachers of persons who are visually impaired, the software is designed to provide spoken and on-screen map data and 12 million points of interest for U.
The coordinator and seven staff members of the Vision Program will also participate in the run: Coordinator Carol Farrenkopf; teachers of students who are blind Christina Bardes, Matt Brook, Robin Stewart, Sheila Whitmore, and Bill Young; and orientation and mobility specialists Landra Berwick and Cathy Sattelberger.