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OHOA Module: Introduction to Orientation and Mobility for Interveners

OHOA Module: Introduction to Orientation and Mobility for Interveners

Liam walking beside a concert cylinder.

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe the role of the intervener in supporting a student's orientation and mobility.
  • Describe the role of the orientation and mobility specialist.
  • Identify basic roles and principles of occupational therapy and physical therapy.
  • Identify basic O&M tools and techniques.
  • Describe the five levels of the "Spatiotemporal Development Framework" as it relates to students who are deaf-blind.
  • Identify ways to support students who are deaf-blind within the five levels of development.

Development Team

  • Mary Tellefson (Lead)
  • Carla Brown
  • Ellen Bowman
  • Edgenie Bellah

Use of this Module

This module is available for free on our website. We invite anyone to use these materials. Please note that NCDB does not provide CEUs, certificates, or confirmation of completion.

Suggested Citation

Tellefson, M., Brown, C. Bowman, E., Bellah, E. (2015, September). Introduction to orientation and mobility for interveners. In National Center on Deaf-Blindness, Open Hands, Open Access: Deaf-Blind Intervener Learning Modules. Monmouth, OR: National Center on Deaf-Blindness, The Research Institute at Western Oregon University.