Orientation and Mobility Posts

Easter Egg Hunt: O&M Orientation Lesson

Want to liven-up your O&M lesson? Try this fun Easter Egg game!

06: A Tiny Device to Control iOS Devices

Having trouble with VoiceOver gestures? Try this device!
Microsoft Soundscape logo

Microsoft Soundscape app: a free O&M app

A map delivered in 3D sound!

O&M Route Planning

Here is an O&M lesson idea!
Screenshot of Google Maps on iPhone displaying bus route options with Depart at tab highlighted.

Google Maps: Bus and Train Stations

Catching a bus or train? Check out these Google Maps features!
My ShopTalks: BlindSquare Enabled logo

ShopTalks: iBeacons making neighborhoods accessible

Business are embracing technology to improve accessibility.

Blindfold Barnyard: Cardinal Directions Game

Here is a game to reinforce O&M cardinal direction skills!

Google Maps Offline

No Internet? No problem! Learn how to use Google Maps offline!
Blindfold Games Logo: red bandana representing a blindfold.

Want more educational apps that are accessible? Blindfold Games

There are over 70 accessible Blindfold games - here is how you can help support additional educational games!
3 smiling O&Ms in rain gear learning to use the BlindSquare navigation app around the Perkins School for the Blind campus.

Sharing Secret Locations Lesson: BlindSquare Lesson Plan

Secret Location Orientation and Mobility lesson plan teaching how to create a Point of Interest using the BlindSquare navigation app on an iPhone.
Wendy's logo with text below: "Wendy's has a little girl."

Cody's Favorite LOGOs iBook

A high school student with traumatic brain injury learns to identify community signage.
Cartoon man walking confidently with a long cane.

Blinded Guide: an Accessible PC Game

This is a fun arcade-type game that also reinforces O&M skills!

Five Things that Surprised Me About the New Metro Cars

Accessibility feature that really help passengers who are blind or have low vision.
Riley and two of her friends talking beside their lockers.

Riley's Transition to Middle School Video

Watch this advocacy video created by a rising middle school student and her friends!

Fitbit Exercise Tracker - Accessibility and Usability Part 2

This article will focus on the accessibility features of the Fitbit iOS app. Part 2 of a two part series.

How Do People with Low Vision . . . Open a Locker?

An accommodation most people don't think of - how to make lockers accessible.

FitBit Exercise Tracker - Accessibility and Usability Part 1

This post will focus on the Fitbit Fitness Tracker, its accessibility, and some basic comparisons between units for blind and low vision users.

How Do People with Low Vision use the Bus System?

How to master college and city buses!

15 Addresses to Memorize in College

How do I get there? Important college locations for O&M instruction.

Teaching echolocation skills: O&M activities

Pixar's Finding Dory is teaching an orientation and mobility skill!