Instructor: Kristi McLaughlin (ESPAC Consultant) and Kelly Krispinski (COMS, Travel Trainer, and ESPAC Consultant)
Start Date: December 1, 2021
End Date: January 7, 2022
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 2 of 2 of the course and will focus on the following:
Module 1: Environmental analysis for trainees with intellectual, emotional, or physical disabilities who are affected by features such as the social environment, visual and auditory stimuli, and physical barriers in the path of travel.
Module 2: Assessment, instructional methods, and strategies for working with persons with intellectual, emotional, or physical disabilities, including travel skills that incorporate the use of normal vision into the teaching methodology.
This course is not limited to O&M Specialists, but has been developed for this specific audience.