Jack's Visual Impairment is Due to

Septo Optic Dysplasia (light perception)

One minute video before & after 


Jack's progress! Walking ability before getting a belt cane and after one month of wearing his belt cane. Look ma' I'm walking!

  FEATURED VIDEO  February 23, 2021

O&M lesson with pediatric belt cane. Jack's pace is super fast in the hallway. He is learning to navigate twisty APH textured path.

           GREAT O&M LESSON!!

January 22, 2021

Updated entry at 42 months of age- independence in the classroom routine - bathroom to wash hands to snack table. Stopping off to talk with a friend- rule breaking is very age-appropriate.

March 2, 2021

More practice with the APH textured path- it seems to really slow him down.

March 10, 2021

Jack moving about his school wearing his belt cane.

Before belt cane

January 29, 2020

Thirty-month-old Jack is able to walk. 

His play is stationary.


Scooting, staying low to the ground during play

Jack is sitting, scooting and crawling

After belt cane

February 4, 2020

Trying belt cane on for size

Jack lets go of hand and grasps the cane

Jack's cane locates the wall and he is encouraged to find it again

Jack's teachers demonstrate an O&M lesson incorporating pediatric cane information into the route

July 22, 2020

Jack walking on sidewalk with his family

August 24, 2020

At school, Jack in class with just the belt.

Jack walking outside and on grass wearing his belt cane.

August 24, 2020

Morning routine with the addition of the belt cane.

Playing on the floor and going outside

Playing with his puzzle wearing his belt cane.

September 3, 2020

O&M activity exploring the school.

Morning routine

Having a meal.

Working with a lightbox

November 11, 2020

O&M activity learning to sit at snack table wearing belt cane. He needs some assistance to complete.

November 24, 2020

O&M lesson with pediatric belt cane. Jack lets us know that "cars drive in the road" and he understands "turn right"

           GREAT O&M LESSON!! (part II)

November 24, 2020

O&M lesson with pediatric belt cane. Jack lets us know that he wants to put his belt can on for walking

         GREAT O&M LESSON!! (part I)

December 5, 2020

Walking on the grass? No problem!

December 10, 2020

Morning routine. Jack steps up/down wearing his cane. He also independently sits down at his table wearing his belt cane! Another Geri Success!! Yay O&M!!