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ERIC Number: ED259490
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Jan
Pages: 80
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
From Here to There: An Illustrated Manual of Mobility Techniques.
Driscoll, Maxine; Summerford, Christine F.
The manual explains and illustrates techniques for orientation and mobility instruction for blind primary age students in the public schools. Techniques are offered for four types of skills: (1) sighted guides (traveling on stairs and through doorways, seating a blind person); (2) protective techniques (following a wall by trailing, lower and upper protective arms); (3) retrieving a dropped object (protecting the head while bending forward, circular and grid hand motions for searching); and (4) cane techniques (grips used with a cane, arm and body position for cane travel, ascending and descending stairs). (CL)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A