Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2015

Abstract

Two students with autism, vision impairment, and intellectual disability participated in an orientation and mobility (O&M) intervention to travel in school settings using their folding canes. A multiple-baseline across participants design to determine the effectiveness of the intervention was used. The dependent variable was time taken to travel the specified route. The independent variable was O&M training. Results indicated that both participants took less time to travel during the intervention compared to the baseline. Students with vision impairment and autism can be trained using systematic O&M training. The O&M specialists working with children with autism and vision impairment should collect data and make data-based decisions while providing O&M instruction.

DOI

https://doi.org/10.21307/ijom-2017-054

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Banda, D. R., Okungu, P. A., Griffin-Shirley, N., Meeks, M. K., & Landa-Vialard, O. (2017). Teaching Orientation and Mobility Skills to Students with Autism and Vision Impairment in Public Schools: A Data-Based Study. International Journal of Orientation & Mobility, 7(1), 34–43. https://doi.org/10.21307/ijom-2017-054

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