Foundations of Orientation and Mobility
3rd Edition: Volume 1, History and Theory
Foundations of Orientation and Mobility, the classic professional reference and textbook has been completely revised and expanded to two volumes by the most knowledgeable experts in the field.
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Catalog Number: F-B0011
Publishers: APH Press
Authors: Bruce B. Blasch, Richard L. Welsh, William R. Wiener
Foundations of Orientation and Mobility, Volume 1, History and Theory, includes the bases of O&M knowledge, including perception, orientation, low vision, audition, kinesiology, psychosocial issues, and learning theories, as well as chapters on technology, dog guides, orientation aids, and environmental accessibility. A section on the profession of O&M includes its international history; administration, assessment and program planning; and a chapter on research in O&M. No O&M student or professional can afford to be without this essential resource.
The new third edition includes both the latest research in O&M and expanded information on practice and teaching strategies.
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PART ONE History and Theory
CHAPTER 1 Historical Perspectives
CHAPTER 2 Visual Impairment: Terminology, Demographics, Society
CHAPTER 3 The Visual System
CHAPTER 4 Growth and Development of Young Children
CHAPTER 5 Growth and Development in Middle Childhood and Adolescence
CHAPTER 6 Psychosocial Needs of Children and Youths
CHAPTER 7 Children and Youths with Visual Impairments and Other Exceptionalities
CHAPTER 8 Diversity and Its Implications
CHAPTER 9 Educational Programming
CHAPTER 10 Professional Practice
PART TWO Connecting to the Broader Context
CHAPTER 11 Applying General Education Theory to Visual Impairment
CHAPTER 12 Motivation
CHAPTER 13 Augmentative and Alternative Communication
CHAPTER 14 Consultation and Collaboration
CHAPTER 15 The Changing Landscapes of Rural Education
CHAPTER 16 Tiered Models of Behavioral and Instructional Support
CHAPTER 17 Reading and Interpreting Research
CHAPTER 18 Transition Planning for Young Adults with Disabilities
CHAPTER 19 Problem Solving and Critical Thinking
CHAPTER 20 Social and Emotional Learning: Recent Research and Practical Strategies for Educators
- Perceiving to Move and Moving to Perceive: Control of Locomotion by Students with Vision Loss
- Establishing and Maintaining Orientation for Mobility
- Low Vision for Orientation and Mobility
- Audition for Students with Vision Loss
- Kinesiology and Sensorimotor Functioning for Students with Vision Loss
- Psychosocial Dimensions of Orientation and Mobility
- Learning Theories and Teaching Methodologies for Orientation and Mobility
- Adaptive Technology for Orientation and Mobility
- Dog Guides for Orientation and Mobility
- Orientation Aids for Students with Vision Loss
- Environmental Accessibility for Students with Vision Loss
- Administration, Assessment, and Program Planning for Orientation and Mobility Services
- The Originators of Orientation and Mobility Training
- The History and Progression of the Profession of Orientation and Mobility
- The Development of the Profession of Orientation and Mobility Around the World
- Research and the Orientation and Mobility Specialist
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Publishers: APH Press
Authors/Editors: Bruce B. Blasch, Richard L. Welsh, William R. Wiener
Publication Date: 2010
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