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South Carolina School for the Deaf and the Blind

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Orientation and Mobility Specialists

Certified Orientation and Mobility (O&M) specialists are available to help students learn to move safely around their schools, homes, and communities. Students learn to use the familiar white cane and other devices to increase their mobility and independence.

O&M skills training includes the use of:

  • White canes
  • Access technology tools, such as GPS devices
  • Monoculars and other specialized low-vision aids