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Teachers watch as blind student walks independently using cane skillsIndependent Movement & Travel

What expectations do you have for your child's independent movement and travel? Do you expect your child to be able to cross streets safely, go to the store alone, navigate a college campus, hike through the woods, ride city buses or subways? The information in this section will help you get your child started on the road to independent movement and travel.

For more information on the Discovery Method of cane travel and techniques blind adults use to get around on their own, also check out Modular Instruction for Independent Travel for Students Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired: Preschool through High School and Techniques Used by Blind Cane Travel Instructors-A Practical Approach on the Helpful Books page.



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