This book describes the skills children with visual impairments need to get around safely and efficiently, and helps parents start their youngsters on the way to being independent. Chapters cover sensory training, concept development, motor development, and orientation skills, and offers suggestions on how to encourage a child to move, to identify the sources of sounds, to keep track of objects, and to play successfully with others.
A large-format manual covering definitions, techniques, and devices, designed for administrators, educators, rehabilitation counselors, and other professionals concerned with the mobility training process. A classic compilation of information on an essential subject.
This book is a report of two national studies to compile descriptive statistical information about the demographic trends that will influence the future of the O&M profession--one conducted in 1983 and the other in 1985.
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