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Theory in support of wearable canes

The history of orientation and mobility for children: A rationale for the Toddler Cane
Dr. Grace Ambrose-Zaken provides the history and rationale for the wearable white cane aka Toddler Cane. She makes the case for why wearable canes will benefit the development of children under five with severe visual impairment and blindness (13:04).
Comparing 100 steps cane arc coverage of 3-year-old using her long cane and when wearing her cane
It is important to determine the effectiveness of a child with mobility visual impairment's cane technique. In this video, Dr. Ambrose-Zaken suggests a next step warning (NSW) formula and demonstrates how to use slow motion video to obtain the data needed to calculate the NSW of a child with MVI/B's long cane technique. (13:20).
A Very Brief History of Long, White Canes and Mobility Tools for Visual Impairment
This less than two minute video provides a quick recap of just how young the long cane is and how the wearable cane is a natural next progression in the evolution of long white canes for blind learners (01:37).