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Orientation and Mobility

Orientation and Mobility services provide students who are blind or low vision with instruction in skills to safely, efficiently and effectively travel within their environment. 

Services include:

  • Instruction in independent travel within home, school, and community
  • Instruction in the use of long cane, mobility devices, and orientation aids
  • Consultation with educational staff and families regarding accommodations and assistive technology
  • Evaluation for eligibility in collaboration with local district staff

Orientation and Mobility services are available to students in the public schools of Oakland County.

A request may be made from the local school district by submission of a District Service Request (DSR), available through the districts office of special education.


Tameka Arnold

Supervisor, Student Services For Low Incidence Populations

Jennifer Biggers

Orientation And Mobility Specialist

Christina Casper

Orientation And Mobility Specialist

Laura Jones

Orientation And Mobility Specialist

Breanne Marcum

Teacher Consultant, Visually Impaired/Orientation Mobility

Julie Unatin

Teacher Consultant, Visually Impaired/Orientation and Mobility

Margaret Winn

Orientation And Mobility Specialist