Foundations of Orientation and Mobility, Volume 1

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American Foundation for the Blind, 2010 - Medical - 699 pages
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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. The new third edition includes both the latest research in O&M and expanded information on practice and teaching strategies. 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.
 

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Contents

Control of Locomotion
3
Establishing and Maintaining Orientation for Mobility
45
Richard G Long and Nicholas A Giudice
63
Audition for Students with Vision Loss
84
Kinesiology and Sensorimotor Functioning for Students with Vision Loss
138
Psychosocial Dimensions ofOrientation and Mobility
173
Learning Theories and Teaching Methodologies for Orientation and Mobility
211
PART TWO Mobility Systems and Adaptations
239
PART THREE The Profession ofOrientation and Mobility and Its Development
389
The Originators ofOrientation and Mobility Training
434
The History and Progression ofthe Profession ofOrientation and Mobility
486
The Development ofthe Profession ofOrientation and Mobility
533
Nurit NeustadtNoy and Steven J LaGrow
569
REFERENCES
597
APPENDIXES
648
GLOSSARY
657

Dog Guides for Orientation and Mobility
277
Orientation Aids for Students with Vision Loss
296
Environmental Accessibility for Students with Vision Loss
324
RESOURCES
679
INDEX
687
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