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Exceptional Student Education (Special Education)

Exceptional Student Education (Special Education)

Orientation and Mobility (O&M)

Orientation and Mobility is a related service offered only to students eligible for the Visually Impaired or Dual Sensory Impaired Programs, who demonstrate the need for training in the use of specific travel skills. Lessons focus on providing children of all ages with the skills necessary to move safely, efficiently and independently through various environments including the home, school campus and community. Students are taught to use their senses along with assistive tools as needed such as long canes, adapted canes, speech output applications or monocular telescopes to access the evironment, cross streets, utilize public transportation, plan routes or simply reach the highest level of independent travel possible.

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photos: braille reading and waiting at bus stop


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Tiffany Conrad
(813) 837-7840
Tiffany.Conrad@sdhc.k12.fl.us

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