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Orientation Mobility

QAC offers Orientation and Mobility (O&M) training to develop your independent travel skills. This training might be really useful for you and enable you to travel with greater confidence. Your training may begin using our own onsite travel training area ‘Independence Street’.

Student boarding a bus with the support of a QAC mobility instructor
The O&M Team specialises in developing your spatial awareness, using sensory clues and landmarks, protective techniques, long cane skills and sighted guide training. You might also learn to use the latest GPS navigation systems on a BrailleNote or mobile phone.

Student uses onsite travel training area

The Team can offer you vital travel training skills including bus and rail travel, road safety, money management and communication skills to increase your confidence and independence.

QAC welcomes guide dog users and their dogs. Your accommodation will be selected carefully to ensure that you and your dog are comfortable.

What the students say

The College has helped me to feel more confident and develop my independence. Staff are really helpful and provide lots of support whenever I need it.

Hardeep - 18

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