Orientation and Mobility Posts

Creating Customized Non-Visual Digital College Campus Maps

Strategies for creating the perfect customized university maps for students who are blind or low vision.
Silhouette of dog in a harness with text, "Online Guide Dog Workshops"

Guide Dog Online Workshops for Students: Part 2

Recorded Guide Dog workshop for students interested in guide dogs!

National Chip and Dip Day: O&M Activity

Celebrate National Chip and Dip Day with this fun O&M activity!

Build a Mental Map of Campus

Before attending a summer session or event at the school for the blind, use a digital non-visual map to build a mental map of campus!

ObjectiveEd: Cardinal Directions

Learn how ObjectiveEd games can reinforce and track student progress with O&M skills.

Apple Pay

How to make shopping easier and safer!

Learning Numeric Keypad Layout: Activities

Touch typing should include the numeric keypad; does your student know and use the ten-key?

Pittsboro Map Lessons: Getting Started

New to non-visual digital maps? Use this simplified map to get started!

ObjectiveEd: Wayfinding App

Try this motivating app to teach orientation and mental mapping skills!

Concept Development: Putting ORIENTATION back into O&M

Does your student have a full toolbox of ORIENTATION skills?
Photos of two students walking in a school hallway: 1 using a long cane & 1 using an AMD. "White Cane Day 2020"

White Cane Day 2020: Pete the Cat Video

Students celebrating White Cane Day, Pete the Cat style!

White Cane Day!

October 15 is White Cane Day - here is a poem that celebrates white canes!

Concept Development: Own Your Real Estate

Part 2 in an O&M concept development series.

Whittier Falls Housing Development Map and "Circle" Concepts

Understanding the road name "circle" may actually represent various other shapes, such as a "U".

Vermont Farm: Drawing Conclusions from an O&M Map

Learn about a Vermont farm using a non-visual digital map!

John's O&M Lesson 6: Road Numbering Systems

What do highway numbers mean?

ObjectiveEd: Hybrid O&M

How does a hybrid or distancing learning curriculum platform work for Orientation and Mobility?

John's O&M Lesson 5: 3 Types of Communities

Use a local map to learn about nearby urban, suburban, and rural communities

Editing a Non-Visual Digital Map from the Map Library

How can I edit a map that I did not create?

John's O&M Lesson 4: Analyzing Map Data

How can maps be used to encourage critical thinking? This lesson can be taught remotely!