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Orientation and Mobility

Teach blind and partially sighted persons independence in orientation and mobility.
Gain confidence in becoming independent. Teaching people to use their remaining sight effectively.

Full course is plus minus 3 months depending on the individual. Modified course depends on what the individual's needs are.

Learning to use the cane or white stick indoors and outdoors. Coping independently in a quiet residential area, coping with obstacles within ones path, coping with terrain changes, crossing streets safely and independently, crossing a quiet robot to a 3 phase robot. Coping in busy shopping areas and shopping centres, learning to catch busses and trains. To be able to get from A to B safely and independently

Important: A person must have a medical certificate and a report from an eye specialist before training begins. Our orientation and mobility instructor will make arrangements to do an assessment

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