Webinar: Orientation and Mobility (O&M) - A Provincial Perspective
|Date:||March 15, 2017|
|Time:||3:30 pm – 4:30 pm|
Who should attend
Teachers of the Blind/Visually Impaired, Speech Language Pathologists and Occupational Therapists working with BVI students
About this learning opportunity
In this webinar, Mr. Nicolajsen will provide a provincial perspective in the area of Orientation and Mobility (O&M). He will focus on trends in O&M and will address major issues/hurdles that have come up in this field over time. He will also discuss white canes (assessment, where to acquire one and parental involvement), the importance of the ID cane and the role of the TVI.
This learning opportunity is being provided through a grant from Alberta Education.
About the facilitator(s)
Niels Nicolajsen brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the field of Orientation and Mobility. He is certified orientation and mobility specialist who also has his graduate degree in the area of visual impairment and blindness.