Access and watch the webinar recording* via this link: https://youtu.be/tHvuAKMPEMA
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Details: In this webinar, we will be discussing "tips and tricks" about how you can use public transportation as a blind person. We will be discussing the 7 major components of bus riding: 1) Planning for your tip, 2) Locating the bus stop, 3) Boarding the Bus, 4) Riding the bus (communicate with the driver, appropriate seating, maintaining orientation), 5) Signaling to stop, 6) Deboarding the bus, 7) Finding your final destination. You will hear from a COMS instructor as well as a blind high-school 12th grader who uses public transportation regularly.
- Learn the seven major components of bus riding for a blind person
- Learn unique strategies for blind people to use to increase independence in using public transportation
- Learn how to do a task analysis for each component of bus riding that a blind person will need in order to be successful
Presenters: Michael W. Deolloz COMS, Mesa Public Schools and Ammar Tarin, 12th-grade student, Mesa Public Schools
Recorded on: January 12th, 2021
Presenter: Michael Deolloz email firstname.lastname@example.org