- Community-based Instruction Infusion Scope and Sequence
- This document, written by Karyl Loux and featured on the Special Ed Exchange (SpedEx) site, describes how to teach community skills and the age at which such instruction is appropriate.
- Electronic Travel Aids (ETAs) (This link no longer works! Sorry!)
- This site, run by Tony Heyes who was a research fellow at the Blind Mobility Research Unit at the University of Nottingham, contains information about electronic travel aids such as the Sonic Pathfinder and ReversAid.
- Guide Dogs and Other Transportation Modes
- Jenine Stanley's site features interesting articles about guide dogs (from the dog's perspective!), becoming a guide dog trainer, why people choose guide dogs, and even a Department of Justice circular on access rights of guide, hearing and service dog handlers.
- Kiddie Canes, Pre-canes, and Alternative Mobility Devices
- This article describes the types of cane young students might use during mobility training, and offers advice on how to decide which device, if any, to use.
- Navigating without vision
- This is a work-in-progress book being written on-line. The web master is collecting information from a variety of sources and so far has amassed an excellent collection of articles about teaching orientation and mobility skills. Articles include: teaching blind children to navigate, exploration and play, learning to set a course, remembering layouts and routes, crossing streets, community travel, navigating defined spaces, and more.
- Psychological Dynamics of the Teaching Process
- This document, written by Paul Schulz and featured on the Special Ed Exchange (SpedEx) site, describes the instructor and student relationship, why the student might exhibit anxiety or resistance during O&M training, and how attitudes and self-concepts could affect mobility.
- Research on Tactile Maps
- This site, published by the Psychology Department at Sheffield University in England, has both published and unpublished articles about visually impaired children's strategies for memorizing a map, mental rotation of a tactile layout, the construction of cognitive maps, and more.
- Sarah Blake's O&M Resources
- Sarah is a visually impaired person who a wealth of pages at her web site. This page deals with information about travel techniques, tactile mapping, how to guide a blind person, cane travel and how to decide between using a cane or a guide dog.
- Sighted Guide techniques
- This page, part of Kathy Zelaya's TravelVision site, contains a detailed description of how sighted guide should be done. It includes graphics to communicate t\its ideas clearly, and clarifies who has certain responsibilities, e.g., the guide or the follower.
- Tips on Hiring Drivers
- This was taken from a posting on the OANDM mailing list in March, 1998. It offers practical advice on how people with visual or other impairments that prevent themselves from driving can hire someone else to do the driving.
- Travel Techniques for Persons Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired
- This article describes sighted guide technique, cane usage, dog guides, and how to give directions to people who are blind.
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