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ERIC Number: EJ878868
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Apr
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 14
ISSN: ISSN-0145-482X
Teaching the Use of a Long Cane Step by Step: Suggestions for Progressive, Methodical Instruction
Sauerburger, Dona; Bourquin, Eugene
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, v104 n4 p203-214 Apr 2010
A fundamental part of the orientation and mobility curriculum is the acquisition and retention of skills in using a long cane automatically and proficiently to detect and negotiate obstacles and drop-offs. Using practitioners' experiences and the principles of learning theory, instructors can monitor students' advancement and adapt teaching strategies to optimize the results. (Contains 3 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A