White Cane Safety Day

A young man sitting on a park bench

White Cane Safety Day in the U.S. was first officially recognized in 1964 by President Lyndon Johnson. This day is commemorated annually with a presidential proclamation. While sticks and canes […]

Orientation and Mobility Assessment

Two students outside,  holding canes with an Orientation and Mobility instructor standing behind them. 

An orientation and mobility (O&M) assessment examines a child’s ability to travel safely indoors and outdoors, with or without assistance. An O&M instructor, a professional with specialized training in teaching […]