Orientation and Mobility Posts

Google Earth O&M lesson

Using Google Earth to explore area and build a mental map.
Transit App Logo and text, "Transit App Part 3"

Transit App Tutorial: Part 3

Follow this Transit App video tutorial series created by a COMS.
Transit app Logo and text, :Transit App Part 2

Transit App Tutorial: Part 2

Follow this video tutorial series written by a COMS about the Transit App!
Transit App Logo

Transit App Tutorial: Part 1

Watch this video tutorial of the Transit App created by an O&M!

How to Use Campus Alert Systems

Part of living on campus is being prepared for emergencies - make sure you know your campus alert system.

Lazarillo: A Free Accessible GPS App for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Lazarrio is a free navigation app similar to Blindsquare and Nearby Explorer. This article will explore the app in more detail.

How Do People with Vision Impairments . . . Navigate School Hallways?

O&M tips for students with low vision on navigating school hallways. Practice before the first day of school!

How to create a digital pushpin map

Visualize spatial relationships between places using a customized pushpin map!

My Long Cane Book

Help peers learn about a long cane used by students with visual impairments through this free children's book!

Tracing Lines with the iPhone

Here is a cool magnifier O&M activity using an iPhone!

How Tinted Glasses Help My Light Sensitivity

Using tinted glasses to manage chronic migraines and light sensitivity from Chiari Malformation.

Is This My Bus Stop?! The Reminders App

Need a simple notification to alert you to your upcoming bus stop?

Creating Simple O&M Low Vision Maps with a Little Gloss!

Creating layers on a digital map to show rooms, then adding a layer to show the routes!

BlindSquare app and unique rural travel environments

Traveling in an unique rural environment? Learn how BlindSquare is being used in unique rural islands in Maine.

How Do People with Vision Impairments. . . Go To Waterparks?

Tips for visiting water parks with a vision impairment. Part of my Summer Fun Series.

How a TSA Pre-Check Helps Me as a Visually Impaired Traveler

Get through TSA screenings in minutes and avoid taking everything out of your carry on for $17 a year.

Creating Low Vision Maps: SAS Gloss App

Information on how to use the annotation app, SAS Gloss to create accessible low vision maps.

Airports, BlindSquare Enabled

Planning a trip? Learn about BlindSquare Enabled Airports!

Scavenger Hunt App for O&M

Interactive scavenger hunt app for your smart phone or tablet!

Setting a Departure Time on Google Maps for Orientation and Mobility

Planning to Orientation and Mobility route using public transportation? Check out these tips!