ERIC Number: ED036953
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-Jan
Reference Count: 0
Orientation and Mobility for Blind Adolescents in Public Schools.
Alameda County School Dept., Hayward, CA.
Several school districts participated in a project providing orientation and mobility instruction to 50 visually handicapped students. Students received four to five lessons a week and were instructed in long cane usage. Tactual maps were used for orientation. Evaluation by their instructor and an outside expert rated 21 of 27 students as having increased in number and percent of correct behaviors. Information is provided concerning administration, staff, special aspects of the program, and psychological data; conclusions and recommendations are presented. Case records are included for all 50 students; the cane checklist, authorizing legislation, relevant forms, and mileage reimbursement policies are appended. (JD)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Rehabilitation Services Administration (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Alameda County School Dept., Hayward, CA.