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The Three Most Important Factors Every Orientation and Mobility Instructor Needs to Know when Working with Guide Dogs

Authors
  • Joyce, Ray Cert. Dog Handler, Dip. O&M1
  • 1 Guide Dogs NSW/ACT, 2-4 Thomas Street, Chatwood, NSW 2067 , (Australia)
Type
Published Article
Journal
International Journal of Orientation & Mobility
Publisher
Exeley Inc.
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2008
Volume
1
Issue
1
Pages
66–69
Identifiers
DOI: 10.21307/ijom-2008-009
Source
Exeley
License
Green

Abstract

The author discusses three important factors that need to be considered by Orientation & Mobility (O&M) instructors when working with clients that are guide dog users. These include: that the work of a guide dog can be influenced by the presence of the O&M instructor during training; the significance of straight line travel; and the importance of using such O&M techniques as guiding, directional cues and landmarks.

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