Orientation and Mobility Services provides services to blind or visually impaired children by a certified O/M Specialist to enable those students to attain systematic orientation to and safe movement within their environments in school, home, and community. This includes teaching children the following as appropriate:
- Spatial and environmental concepts and use of information received by the senses.
- To use the long cane to supplement visual travel skills or as a tool for safely negotiating the environment.
- To understand and use remaining vision and distance low vision aids, concepts, techniques, and tools.
The Orientation & Mobility Department is coordinated by Susan Gunnell.
Requests for referrals should be sent to Christine Anklan 937-236-9965