O&M Assessment: A "How To" From Start To Finish

by Kansas Teachers of Students Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired and Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialists Preparation and Mentorship

Meet In Person
February 03, 2023 from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Check In
at 8:00am

Course Fee

FREE

Course description

This course is designed for any Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist, especially those who are new to the field or feeling like they need a refresh on conducting an O&M Evaluation. 

Lunch will not be provided, but we will have a break. Refrigerators and microwaves are available for use if you choose to bring a lunch. A group Chipotle order will also be available for delivery, cash or Venmo accepted. 

Dorm space is available the night before if needed due to travel distance. Please contact Kylie Kilmer (kkilmer@kssdb.org) No later than January 15, 2023 to reserve a room. Due to limited space, it is expected that rooms will need to be shared.

Learning Objectives

1. Explore different assessment tools used in the field of Orientation and Mobility, and select tools that are appropriate for the student being assessed.

2. Use data-supported methods to determine eligibility and service time for Orientation and Mobility services.

3. Practice assessing skills of students at various ages and developmental levels.

4. Practice uniform report writing, including medical/vision history, observable skills, eligibility statement, and recommendations.

Refund Policy

Registration may be cancelled up to 14 days prior to the event for a full refund. Cancellations received within 14 days of the event will not be refunded. No-show registrations will also not be refunded.

Details

DATE & TIME
February 03, 2023 from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Check In
at 8:00am
Registrations begins at 8:00, and presentation will begin at 8:30.
LOCATION
KS State School for the Blind
1100 State Ave
FORMAT
Meet In Person 7.0 Professional Learning Contact Hours
PROVIDER(S)
Kansas Teachers of Students Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired and Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialists Preparation and Mentorship
CONTACT
Kylie Kilmer
9136455607
TRAINER
Anna Cyr, Leah Enright
Field Services Specialists, COMS

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