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OHOA Module: Introduction to Orientation and Mobility for Interveners

OHOA Module: Introduction to Orientation and Mobility for Interveners

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Learning Outcomes

  • Describe the role of the intervener in supporting a student's orientation and mobility.
  • Describe the role of the orientation and mobility specialist.
  • Identify basic roles and principles of occupational therapy and physical therapy.
  • Identify basic O&M tools and techniques.
  • Describe the five levels of the "Spatiotemporal Development Framework" as it relates to students who are deaf-blind.
  • Identify ways to support students who are deaf-blind within the five levels of development.

Development Team

  • Mary Tellefson (Lead)
  • Carla Brown
  • Ellen Bowman
  • Edgenie Bellah

Suggested Citation

Tellefson, M., Brown, C. Bowman, E., Bellah, E. (2015, September). Introduction to orientation and mobility for interveners. In National Center on Deaf-Blindness, Open Hands, Open Access: Deaf-Blind Intervener Learning Modules. Monmouth, OR: National Center on Deaf-Blindness, The Research Institute at Western Oregon University.