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Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, v99 n10 p646-658 Oct 2005

This study compared the observational skills in orientation and mobility (O&M) of nine university students and nine certified O&M specialists using a digital video assessment. The students differed from the O&M specialists in their stylistic observations and the details of their responses. Implications for the improvement of video assessments are discussed.

Descriptors: Travel Training, Visually Impaired Mobility, Occupational Therapy, Allied Health Personnel, Physical Mobility, Specialists, Visual Aids, Observation

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Author: Zebehazy, Kim T.; Zimmerman, George J.; Fox, Lynn A.

Source: https://eric.ed.gov/?q=a&ft=on&ff1=dtySince_1992&pg=4956&id=EJ720659







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