5 Point Travel System Introduction Orientation & Mobility

As an Orientation and Mobility Specialist one key factor in determining if someone who is blind and visually impaired will be a successful independent traveler is by examining their ability to implement and successful incorporate the 5 point travel system. Firstly, What is the 5 Point Travel System? The 5 Point Travel System is aContinue reading “5 Point Travel System Introduction Orientation & Mobility”

How Wide Should You Sweep a White Cane (Arc Width)?

When sweeping the cane the width in which the cane is swept is very important for the efficiency of travel and safety. The goal is to consistently sweep the cane 1 or 2 inches past each shoulder every time. You can also picture a clock face where straight ahead is 12 o’clock. In this example,Continue reading “How Wide Should You Sweep a White Cane (Arc Width)?”