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ERIC Number: ED069060
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Pages: 18
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The Role of the Resource Teacher in Mobility Instruction.
Trevana, Thomas M.
The booklet suggests activities that a resource teacher for the visually impaired can incorporate into the curriculum to ready students for instruction by an orientation and mobility specialist. Activities such as the following are recommended: introductions to sighted guides, direction taking, protective procedures, and squaring off; body awareness activities; learning of descriptive and cardinal directions; lessons in estimating and measuring distance; identification games for distinguishing objects and surfaces; reading of tactual maps; identification of sounds; and physical education activities that contribute to balance, coordination, awareness of spatial relations, free movement, strength, agility, reaction time, and orientation. (GW)
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Authoring Institution: Alameda County School Dept., Hayward, CA.