Travel skills

Travel skills and techniques used by people who are blind or visually impaired

People who are blind use varied techniques in traveling from place to place.  We wrote Person with white cane stepping out into a crosswalkChapter 2 in Accessible Pedestrian Signals: A Guide to Best Practice on travel by pedestrians who are blind or who have low vision.  A number of other sites provide comprehensive information about the travel skills and techniques used.

Here are some other links that might be helpful:

Information about orientation and mobility trainingMan with dog guide crossing street

Video from American Foundation for the Blind

Street crossing pages by Dona Sauerburger