Orientation and Mobility: Part 2

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Orientation and Mobility: Part 2

  1. 1. <ul><li>Holds head up while on stomach. </li></ul><ul><li>Bears weight on hands/forearms while on stomach, lifting chest off floor. </li></ul><ul><li>Sits self-supported for short periods. </li></ul><ul><li>Moves into and out of sitting position independently. </li></ul><ul><li>Pulls to a stand. </li></ul><ul><li>Moves forward in space (creeps, crawls, scoots). </li></ul><ul><li>Reaches with one hand from crawl ( maintaining a 3 point balance). </li></ul><ul><li>Steps sideways while holding on to a stationary object. </li></ul><ul><li>Stands unsupported momentarily. </li></ul><ul><li>Walking </li></ul><ul><li>Rolling or catching a ball. </li></ul><ul><li>Propelling self on a bike. </li></ul><ul><li>Running </li></ul><ul><li>Jumping </li></ul>Typical Gross Motor Delays for Children with V.I. (Oregon Project)
  2. 2. Designed to enhance distance visual efficiency for children with low vision, and includes 4 chapters, with 64 sequential lessons. www.pco.edu
  3. 3. Physical Education is all about the student’s ability to orientate and move! www.humankinetics.com
  4. 4. www.humankinetics.com PE teachers are always looking for appropriate, appealing games & activities. Dr. Lieberman Specializes in working With the visually Impaired.
  5. 5. Peabody Mobility Kit for Infants & Toddler by R. Harley <ul><li>Age range: Birth to 2 years </li></ul><ul><li>Program to assist young, multihandicapped or not, visually impaired children in developing functional movement skills. </li></ul><ul><li>Reproducible record forms </li></ul><ul><li>www.stoeltingco.com </li></ul>
  6. 6. Form A: For younger, delayed or nonambulatory children. Form B: For older, ambulatory children. www.aerbvi.org
  7. 7. www.perkinspublications.org (Includes a section on O&M)
  8. 8. www.afb.org/store *O&M Through the School Year *Referral & Assessment *IEP *Approaches to O&M *Students with Multiple Disabilities Professional & Strategic Issues *Resources
  9. 9. Mostly Mobility RD 1 Box 1448-A Bethel, PA 19507 ISBN # 0-922637-00-08 Copyright 1988 (may not be available) A storybook about Elliot, a young visually impaired child. The 17 chapters takes the reader on O&M adventures.
  10. 10. www.tsbvi.edu
  11. 11. Velcro, tactile board for mapping concept building skills. www.aph.org
  12. 12. <ul><li>Curriculum for non-drivers with visual impairments for gaining control of </li></ul><ul><li>transportation needs. Nine units cover personal stories, public & personal </li></ul><ul><li>transportation, bi-optic driving, and “funding wheels.” </li></ul><ul><li>NOTE: Penny Rosenblum will be the honorary speaker at the NE/AER conference in Manchester, NH in November 2005. </li></ul><ul><li>www.proedinc.com </li></ul>
  13. 13. Old resources: Out of print? <ul><li>Body Image of Blind Children , formerly sold through AFB. </li></ul><ul><li>Concept Development for Visually Handicapped Children , formerly sold through AFB. </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Definition of O&M </li></ul><ul><li>Typical gross motor delays </li></ul>Section C FOR DOCTORS
  15. 15. <ul><li>Orientation is knowing where you are, where you are going and how to get there. </li></ul><ul><li>Mobility means moving from one place to another. </li></ul><ul><li>Certified O&M Instructors teach children to travel independently. </li></ul>Orientation & Mobility (O&M)
  16. 16. <ul><li>Holds head up while on stomach. </li></ul><ul><li>Bears weight on hands/forearms while on stomach, lifting chest off floor. </li></ul><ul><li>Sits self-supported for short periods. </li></ul><ul><li>Moves into and out of sitting position independently. </li></ul><ul><li>Pulls to a stand. </li></ul><ul><li>Moves forward in space (creeps, crawls, scoots). </li></ul><ul><li>Reaches with one hand from crawl ( maintaining a 3 point balance). </li></ul><ul><li>Steps sideways while holding on to a stationary object. </li></ul><ul><li>Stands unsupported momentarily. </li></ul><ul><li>Walking </li></ul><ul><li>Rolling or catching a ball. </li></ul><ul><li>Propelling self on a bike. </li></ul><ul><li>Running </li></ul><ul><li>Jumping </li></ul>Typical Gross Motor Delays for Children with V.I. (Oregon Project)
  17. 17. AMEN! I did it!

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