ERIC Number: ED312823
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
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Travel Tales. A Mobility Storybook.
Halpern-Gold, Julia; And Others
The book is designed to supplement mobility and orientation lessons and explain mobility concepts to visually impaired children from preschool through third grade. Each of the 17 chapters centers on the adventures of Eliot, a young visually impaired child, as he learns the following pre-cane orientation and mobility skills: sighted-guide technique, trailing technique, upper and lower protective techniques, orientation to a house, orientation to an apartment building, orientation to a school, self-familiarization, characteristics of a residential neighborhood, characteristics of a square block, characteristics of a rural neighborhood, characteristics of an urban neighborhood, supermarket familiarization, store familiarization, bus travel, train travel, subway travel, and cane familiarization. Each chapter is divided into six parts including new words to learn and use, the story, concepts and topics for discussion, games for reinforcement, sing-a-long, and worksheets. (DB)
Descriptors: Blindness, Instructional Materials, Physical Mobility, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Travel Training, Visual Impairments, Visually Handicapped Mobility
Mostly Mobility, RD 1, Box 1448A, Bethel, PA 19507 ($22.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A