Travel Training for O&M Specialists (Part 1) Online Mini-Course

/Travel Training for O&M Specialists (Part 1) Online Mini-Course

Travel Training for O&M Specialists (Part 1) Online Mini-Course

June 1, 2023 all-day
Online Course
Easterseals Project Action

Instructor: Kristi McLaughlin (ESPAC Consultant) and Kelly Krispinski (COMS, Travel Trainer, and ESPAC Consultant)
Start Date: June 1, 2023
End Date: June 30, 2023
Registration Fee: $75

This online training course is designed for Orientation & Mobility Specialists who want to learn more or are interested in becoming travel trainers. The content is focused on the AER O&M Position Paper on O&M Specialist and the Provision of Travel Instruction for Individuals with Nonvisual Disabilities. This is Part 1 of 2 of the course and will focus on the following:

Module 1: The medical and functional aspects of persons with intellectual, physical, perceptual, and learning disabilities, as well as persons with psychological disorders, autism, traumatic brain injury, and attention deficit disorder.

Module 2: The use of mobility-related devices, such as wheelchairs, walkers, support canes, scooters, etc. and proper methods for device use on lifts/ramps and securements on public transit vehicles.

This course is not limited to O&M Specialists, but has been developed for this specific audience.

**NOTE: Effective 4/10/22 invoicing and purchase orders are not accepted for payment. We apologize for any inconvenience this causes.