Orientation and Mobility Training

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    Programs that help people who are blind or who have visual impairments develop the fundamental spatial concepts and skills that are necessary for maximum mobility and independent living. Instruction focuses on moving safely and purposefully in the school, home or community environment; and usually includes procedures for street crossings, travel in unfamiliar areas, utilization of public transportation, and appropriate use of aids such as sighted guides or canes. Training for persons who want to acquire the skills to be a sighted guide may also be provided.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Disease/Disability Care ServicesThe Glens Falls Association for the Blind's Adaptive Living Program provides education, rehabilitation teaching, and orientation and mobility training for the blind. WarrenADAPTIVE LIVING PROGRAM FOR THE BLINDGLENS FALLS ASSOCIATION FOR THE BLIND
    Disease/Disability Care ServicesSAIL provides assessment, advice, and training to individuals with disabilities, family members and other interested parties concerning mobility. Services focus on improving an individual's ability to fully access their home and community, and may include adaptive equipment loan and/or acquisition as well as travel training.WarrenMOBILITY TRAININGSOUTHERN ADIRONDACK INDEPENDENT LIVING CENTER
    Education/Training ServicesProvides various training programs to fit the needs of qualified individuals to handle a guide dog. Training program includes proper use, care and handling of the guide dog in rural, suburban and urban settings. Residential Program - A 21 day residential program held 12 times a year with a small class size, about 12 per class. Special Needs Program- For students who, in addition to being legally blind, have a condition that affects their mobility, such as hearing impairments, cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, etc. Action Program - An accelerated 10-day residential and 5-day in-home program for experienced guide dog users. Home Training Program - An in-home program for applicants who cannot attend the residential programWestchesterGUIDE DOG TRAINING PROGRAMSGUIDING EYES FOR THE BLIND
    Support ServicesProvides a variety of services to help individuals with blindness or visual impairments through daily living skills classes, traveling and mobility training.ClintonDAILY LIVING AND MOBILITY TRAININGNORTH COUNTRY ASSOCIATION FOR THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED

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