Webinars

These are convenient, accessible and can be accessed at anytime.
These sessions are presented by RIDBC staff and external experts in the field.
All of these sessions also can be used for accreditation purposes. Each course will clearly state what accreditation is available for each course.

 

Facilitating Orientation and mobility development

This  webinar discusses the role of the O&M specialist and how educators and other professionals can facilitate the development of O&M skills and techniques with the individuals they are working with.

O&M for individuals with CVI/Additional Disabilities

This webinar introduces cortical vision impairment (CVI) and the appropriate O&M interventions. It also provides an understanding as to how O&M skills and techniques can be adapted for those with additional disabilities.

O&M and low vision

This webinar provides an introduction to the O&M implications for individuals with low vision.

O&M in secondary school

This webinar explains how O&M skills and techniques are expanded into more complex environments for secondary school age students and young adults.

O&M in primary school settings

This webinar discusses the introduction of more ‘formal’ O&M skills and techniques, and how O&M fits within the Expanded Core Curriculum.

O&M in early childhood/transition to school

This webinar discusses the importance of early intervention in the development of O&M skills in very young children with vision loss, and how O&M skills and techniques are adapted to an appropriate developmental level.

Cognitive and concept development

This webinar discusses how vision impairment can impact on cognitive and concept development, and why this is important for orientation and mobility.