ERIC Number: ED204955
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Apr
Providing Orientation and Mobility Instruction in Public School Programs: Helpful Hints for the Regular and Vision Teacher.
Jacobson, William H.
The importance of visual orientation and mobility skill training for visually impaired students is emphasized, and suggestions are made for the vision teacher to involve the classroom teacher in providing a meaningful classroom environment for the mainstreamed student. Among strategies listed are keeping recognizable order to the location of desks, tables, and work stations; bringing the work closer to the child or the child closer to the work; ensuring good lighting, proper contrast, and reduction of glare; teaching sighted guide techniques to classmates; using a multisensory teaching approach; and teaching adapted playground and recess skills to visually impaired students. (CL)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual International Convention of The Council for Exceptional Children (59th, New York, NY, April, 1981, Session W-73).