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AER O&M Outpost
AER O&M Outpost is an archive for the Division and contains other resources related to Orientation and Mobility. Please click here to view the AER O&M Outpost.
3D Pen Presentation Recording:
Task Force on Third-Party Coverage for Specialized Services Report
Literature List for Deaf-Blind and O&M
Environmental Access Committee Water Cooler Session Resources and References
IDEA and Orientation and Mobility/Travel Training
Liability Insurance Considerations
Accessible Pedestrian Signals
About Accessible Pedestrian Signals
Guidance through Construction Areas
Design Guidelines for the Visual Environment
Shared Streets: Impacts for Pedestrians with Visual Impairments
Considerations When Requesting an Accessible Pedestrian Signal
Need for Accessible Pedestrian Signals When Leading Pedestrian Intervals (LPIs) and Exclusive Pedestrian Phases are Installed
Sample Letter Requesting an Accessible Pedestrian Signal
List of Accessible Pedestrian Signal Manufacturers
Roundabouts and Pedestrians who are Blind or who have Low Vision (updated version coming soon)
NMSBVI O&M Inventory
The NMSBVI Orientation & Mobility (O&M) Inventory was developed as a means of quantifying student progress across the many areas that make up O&M. The goal was to create a user friendly assessment tool that quickly allowed an O&M to identify areas of need for individual students. Further, there was a need to structure it in such a way as to allow paperwork averse O&Ms to easily track student progress over time. The Inventory aspires to meet these needs.
Click here to download the O&M Inventory Form in Excel
Click here to download the O&M Multiple Disabilities Inventory Form in Excel
For more information about this resource, please click to visit the New Mexico School for the Blind and Visually Impaired’s website
O&M Program Supervisors and Planners — Problems and Solutions
In 2000, in response to concerns about misunderstandings and misperceptions of program administrators which resulted in inappropriate O&M programs, the Orientation and Mobility Division established an Ad Hoc Supervisory / Program Planning Committee. This committee gathered ideas and resources which are posted here — if you can add any helpful suggestions or information, please contact Dona Sauerburger.
•Determination/justification of O&M services for children
•Limited O&M personnel to provide services
•O&M lessons restricted to building or campus, and/or no transportation to the lessons
For more information on each of the above topic areas, please visit http://www.sauerburger.org/dona/divcaseload
2011 O&M Survey Results
2011 O&M Survey Summary – PDF
2011 O&M Survey Summary– Word