Foundations of Orientation and Mobility, 3rd Edition: Volume 2, Instructional Strategies and Practical Applications

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William R. Wiener, Richard L. Welsh, Bruce B. Blasch
American Foundation for the Blind, 2010 - Medical - 854 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 2, Instructional Strategies and Practical Applications, contains detailed information in such as areas as the use of the senses in O&M; teaching O&M to different age and ability groups; the use of technology-based travel systems; and travel in complex environments. No O&M student or professional can afford to be without this essential resource.
 

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Contents

Improving Orientation for Students with Vision Loss
27
Improving the Use of Low Vision for Orientation and Mobility
54
Duane R Geruschat and Audrey J Smith
91
Lawson and William R Wiener
118
Improving Psychosocial Functioning for Orientation and Mobility
138
PART TWO AgeRelated Instruction
161
Teaching Orientation and Mobility to SchoolAge Children
208
Teaching Orientation and Mobility to Adults
263
Teaching the Use of Electronic Travel Aids and Electronic Orientation Aids
462
Teaching Orientation and Mobility for Adverse Weather Conditions
486
Dog Guides and the Orientation and Mobility Specialist
519
PART FOUR Orientation and Mobility and Different Disabilities
535
Teaching Orientation and Mobility to Learners with Visual Physical
564
Teaching Orientation and Mobility to Students with Cognitive Impairments
624
Teaching Orientation and Mobility to Students with Cortical Visual Impairment
667
Travel Instruction for Individuals with Nonvisual Disabilities
712

Welsh
286
PART THREE Adapted Tools and Complex Environments
313
Teaching Travel at Complex Intersections
352
Teaching the Use ofTransportation Systems for Orientation and Mobility
420
EPILOGUE
747
GLOSSARY
789
RESOURCES
811
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