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The Art and Science of Teaching Orientation and Mobility to Persons with Visual Impairments

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The second edition of The Art and Science of Teaching Orientation and details orientation and mobility techniques and explains how to provide effective instruction in one complete manual for the beginning O&M instructor that is a reference for the experienced practitioner as well.

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Catalog Number: F-B0001-EPUB

Publishers: APH Press

Authors: William Henry Jacobson

ISBN: 978-0-89128-474-1

Product Description

Provides step-by-step presentation of each O&M technique and describes in detail how to individualize and teach each one.

Outlines the scope and sequence of a complete O&M curriculum, and offers a guiding philosophy as well as principles and strategies for effective teaching. Includes a new chapter on assessment with essential assessment checklists for children and adults.-Provides more extensive content on today’s O&M instructional issues, such as street crossings and the current, more challenging traffic environment.

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  • Dedication

    Acknowledgments

    Introduction

    Unit 1: Guidelines for Instruction

    Chapter 1: The Teaching of Orientation and Mobility

    Chapter 2: Assessment: O&M Skills and Concepts

    Unit 2: Essential Indoor O&M Skills

    Chapter 3: Basic Techniques for Guiding a Person with a Visual Impairment

    Chapter 4: Self-Protection Techniques: Moving through the Environment Independently

    Chapter 5: Basic Long Cane and Self-Familiarization Skills

    Chapter 6: Advanced Indoor Orientation and Mobility Skills

    Unit 3: Outdoor Skills and Refinements

    Chapter 7: Basic Outdoor Orientation and Mobility Skills

    Chapter 8: Intermediate Outdoor Orientation and Mobility Skills

    Chapter 9: Advanced Outdoor Orientation and Mobility Skills

    Unit 4: Additional Considerations for the Specialist

    Chapter 10: Special Situations and Conditions and Mobility Devices

    Chapter 11: Creative Approaches to Teaching Orientation and Mobility

    Chapter 12: Professional Issues

    References

    Appendix A: Resources

    Appendix B: Additional Readings

    Index

    How I Came to This Profession and What It Has Meant to Me

    About the Author

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    Authors/Editors: William Henry Jacobson

    Publishers: APH Press

    Publication Date: 2012

    • Table of Contents:
    • Guidelines for Instruction
    • Teaching Orientation and Mobility
    • Assessment: O&M Skills and Concepts
    • Essential Indoor O&M Skills
    • Basic Techniques for Guiding a Person with a Visual Impairment
    • Self-Protection Techniques: Moving Through the Environment Independently
    • Basic Long Cane and Self-Familiarization Skills
    • Advanced Indoor Orientation and Mobility Skills
    • Outdoor Skills and Refinements
    • Basic Outdoor Orientation and Mobility Skills
    • Intermediate Outdoor Orientation and Mobility Skills
    • Advanced Outdoor Orientation and Mobility Skills
    • Additional Considerations for the Instructor
    • Special Situations and Conditions and Mobility Devices
    • Creative Approaches
    • Professional Issues
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