Orientation and Mobility Specialist
Lavelle School for the Blind has an opening for an Orientation and Mobility (O&M) Specialist. The O&M Specialist is responsible for teaching students who are blind/visually impaired and with multiple disabilities to travel as independently, safely, and efficiently as possible in any environment. They provide direct instruction that includes classroom orientation, school and neighborhood travel, cane techniques, travel options and experiences, transition and technology when appropriate. The O&M Specialist teaches travel skills; plans and provides individualized O&M programs while positively motivating students to develop appropriate skills, attitudes, and knowledge; utilizes a variety of instructional techniques appropriate to students’ abilities; and creates a safe and orderly learning environment.