Orientation and Mobility

Child walking with cane.

Helping your child move safely and independently.

Children who are blind or visually impaired must learn to orient to their surroundings and move through a variety of environments. Safe travel can be accomplished with the use of the remaining senses, learned travel skills and techniques, and mobility tools. An orientation and mobility specialist provides comprehensive instruction in these competencies.

An early introduction to orientation and mobility skills gives children the freedom to move through the world. Vision Forward’s Orientation and Mobility Specialist works to develop and encourage independence, confidence, and safe travel skills for children who are blind or visually impaired.

Through Orientation and Mobility training, our staff will cover the following:

Schedule an Orientation and Mobility Assessment

Contact Tracey Stanislawski, Early Education Manager
414-615-0160 or tstanislawski@vision-forward.org