Orientation and Mobility ( O & M )
 
Orientation and mobility training will be provided to enable the client to travel safely and independently within their environment. Clients will be encouraged to use residual vision and/or hearing in addition to any aids or appliances that may assist them. Such aids may include canes, an interpreter, sunglasses, flashlights, or other low vision travel aids. Clients with dog guides will have their training modified accordingly.

Training Topics include:
  1. Pre-cane Skills
  2. Cane Skills
  3. Indoor Travel
  4. Residential Travel
  5. Semi-business Travel
  6. Downtown Travel
  7. Rural Travel
  8. Public Transportation
  9. Night Travel
  10. Special Needs Areas

   

 

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