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ERIC Number: EJ566689
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0362-4048
Beyond City Sidewalks: The Blind Traveler in a Rural Environment.
Boone, Douglas; Boone, Christine
American Rehabilitation, v23 n3 p2-8 Aut-Win 1997
The discovery-learning approach is being used with great success to teach blind persons orientation and mobility in rural environments. The problem-solving ability that accompanies this approach builds the self-confidence essential to independent travel. Discusses using a long cane, talking clock, and distance and environmental cues such as sun, wind, sound, smell, and texture. (TD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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