May 27, 2022  
NSU Catalog 2019-2020 
    
NSU Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SPED 521 - Orientation and Mobility for the Visually Impaired


This course will explore the role of the teacher/ companion in the development of skill areas for successful independent travel. It will provide experiences under blindfold in cane travel, sighted guide, some daily living skills, and social contacts. The course covers technical advances, laws, the multi-handicapped, dog services, partial sight, and personal and public attitudes, with an emphasis on developing appropriate proficiency. 3 credits