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Partners in O&M: Supporting Orientation and Mobility for Students Who Are Visually Impaired


This timely new resource reflects innovative thinking in teaching O&M to children, provides a solid O&M foundation for future O&M specialists, and addresses concepts and strategies other professionals need to know to reinforce O&M skills.

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Catalog Number: F-B0057-00

Publishers: APH Press

Authors: Nora Griffin-Shirley, Rona L. Pogrund

ISBN: 978-0-89128-765-0

Format: Print

Product Description

Partners in O&M: Supporting Orientation and Mobility for Students Who Are Visually Impaired is a comprehensive text that serves as an introduction to the field of O&M, with a focus on professionals who work in collaboration with O&M specialists to support O&M instruction for students who are blind or visually impaired. In addition to prospective O&M specialists and teachers of students with visual impairments, Partners in O&M will be of interest to general and special education teachers, physical and occupational therapists, paraeducators, and interveners, among others.

  • Foreword


    About the Contributors

    1 Overview of Orientation and Mobility

    2 Content Development

    3 Motor Development

    4 Brain Research and Implications for Orientation and Mobility

    5 Spatial Orientation and Secondary Senses

    6 Basic Orientation and Mobility Skills

    7 Orientation and Mobility Systems and Tools

    8 Environmental Accessibility

    9 Orientation and Mobility and the Expanded Core Curriculum

    10 Special Considerations for Students with Visual and Multiple Impairments

    11 Collaboration in Orientation and Mobility


    Appendix A: Data-Based Decision Making and the Role of Preference Assessments

    Appendix B: Sample O&M Evaluation Report


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    Publishers: APH Press

    Authors/Editors: Nora Griffin-Shirley, Rona L. Pogrund

    Media: Book

    Format: Print

    Language: English

    Publication Date: 2018

    This Item Made to Order: APH does not necessarily carry this item in inventory for immediate delivery — when you order it, we will produce it for you as a special order; therefore, allow several weeks for delivery

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