Alternate Routes

Description

This micro-credential is awarded to individuals who have completed the Alternate Routes: Adapting Orientation and Mobility Techniques Self-Paced Tutorial.

In this self-paced tutorial participants will learn about various modifications and adaptations to standard orientation and mobility instruction to meet the needs of students with additional disabilities.

Competency

In order to earn this micro-credential, participants will need to demonstrate the ability to demonstrate achievement of the following learning objectives:

LEARNING OUTCOMES/OBJECTIVES:

Participants will:

  1. Analyze the tasks involved in an adapted protective or trailing technique
  2. Identify the advantages and disadvantages of suggested adaptations to standard protective and trailing techniques
  3. Conduct a task analysis for an adapted protective or trailing technique
  4. Analyze the tasks involved in an adapted cane grasp
  5. Identify the advantages and disadvantages of suggested adaptations to cane grasp
  6. Describe an O&M lesson using an adapted cane grasp
  7. Analyze the tasks involved in an adapted cane technique
  8. Identify the advantages and disadvantages of suggested adaptations to standard cane techniques would be used
  9. Analyze the tasks involved in an adapted technique for stairs
  10. Identify the advantages and disadvantages of suggested adaptations to techniques on stairs
  11. Design an adaptation based on a student’s specific environment

Courses Offered

Alternate Routes demonstrates theories and best practices for adapting orientation and mobility techniques for students with additional disabilities.
Professional Development Offering