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ROAD CONSTRUCTION - LAKE AVE & GRISWOLD
BEGINNING FRIDAY, APR 16 FOR 4 WEEKS - There will be no westbound traffic on Griswold Rd at Lake Ave. Westbound Griswold Rd drivers will need to detour south on Lake Ave to west on Adelbert St. to north on Murray Ridge Rd to Griswold Rd.
Eastbound drivers on Griswold Rd approaching Lake Ave also should use Adelbert St. as there will be long delays and the intersection may be closed for a time.

Orientation and Mobility

The Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist provides a wide range of services to students and school districts in compliance with local, state, and federal legislation. The O&M Specialist participates with district evaluation teams in qualifying students under state guidelines, assist in developing program plans, provide direct and consultative services, and facilitate appropriate materials for individual students.

What does a Certified Orientation & Mobility Specialist do?

  • Conduct Orientation and Mobility Assessments to determine qualifications and needs

  • Teach students how to move safely within their school and community using spatial and environmental concepts and information received by the senses (such as sound, temperature and vibrations) to establish, maintain, or regain orientation and line of travel (e.g., using sound at a traffic light to cross the street)

  • Teach students to use the long cane  to safely negotiate the environment

  • Teach students to use remaining vision and distance low vision aids in order to travel independently

  • Teach students to use GPS assistive technology to assist in independent travel

  • Orient a student who is blind to locate classes, cafeteria, and other locations within school grounds

BROOKE LEWIS, M.Ed.,TVI, COMS

Teacher of the Visually Impaired/Certified Orientation & Mobility Specialist
440.324.5777 x1122 

JAMIE MAASSEN

Director of Special Education Services
440.324.5777 x1155