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Orientation and Mobility (O and M)
Orientation and mobility services means, "services provided to students with visual impairment, including blindness by qualified personnel to enable those students to attain systematic orientation to and safe movement within their environments in school, home, and community; and includes teaching students."
2024 CDE Orientation & Mobility Seminar - INFORMATION COMING SOON!
Technical Assistance Documents
- AER O&M Position Papers
- O & M Glossary (PDF)
- Orientation and Mobility Code of Ethics
- Orientation and Mobility as a Related Service (PDF)
- The Role of the Orientation and Mobility Specialist in the Public Schools (DOC)
State and National Information and Resources
- Colorado licensure requirements for the School Orientation and Mobility Specialist: For information about Colorado licensing requirements in the area of School Orientation and Mobility Specialist, please refer to the information contained within Educator Licensing’s Endorsement Requirements page (School Orientation and Mobility Specialist)
National O&M Listserv
- O&M Listserv
- To Subscribe to the Listserv: Write to LISTSERV@LIST.MSU.EDU and in the text of your message (not the subject line), write SUBSCRIBE OANDM
- To Leave the Listserv: Write to LISTSERV@LIST.MSU.EDU and in the text of your message write: SIGNOFF OANDM.
Resources Specific to Dog Guide Schools
- Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind
- Guiding Eyes for the Blind
- Leader Dogs for the Blind
- Southeastern Guide Dogs
- Seeing Eye
Resources Specific to Recreation / Movement Opportunities
For more information, please contact:
Tanni Anthony, Ph.D.
State Consultant on Blindness/Visual Impairment and Deaf-Blindness
Email Tanni Anthony
Phone: (303) 503-4647
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