Identifying Mobility Visual Impairment

Wall collisions

Directionless walking

Age 22 months- walks in circles, quite no language

 

Unsteady, poor gait

Age 49 months

Walking at home without a mobility tool.

 

Age 8 years

Walking at home without a mobility tool.

Age 2 years

Walking at school without a mobility tool.

Age 2 years

Walking at school without a mobility tool.

 

Her hands are held up high. She walks 19 steps in 22 seconds. Her pace with verbal prompting was .89 steps/sec.

Children her age should walk 3.2 steps/sec without any prompts

 

His hands are held in high guard position. He walks 9 steps in 14 seconds. His fastest was 1.5 steps/sec.

Children his age should walk 3.2 steps/sec

Age 2 years

Walking at home without a mobility tool.

Age 3 years, moving about in slow circles. Poor gait, short duration-wants to return to sitting.

 

Anxiety

Age 3 years, being asked to leave the couch.

 

Age 5 years, being asked to cross open space without assistance.

 

Age 2 years, being asked to walk with assistance.

Scooting age three

 

Playing at home.

Still cruising above one -year-old

At twenty-eight months old, Evan continues to use cruising as his primary means of walking.

With lots of prompts, Reeti walks in contact with a wall.

This is not "trailing".

 

Crawling above the age of one year

Difficulty with stairs

 

Walks with assistance

Stationary play

 

Not walking almost two years