Children who are blind and mobility visually impaired walking with other mobility tools

March 13, 2021

Thirty-three month old Phoebe walks with an adult white cane It provides her no path protection.

January 30, 2021

Forty-month old Finn walks with an adult white cane. It provides him no path protection.

 

July 10, 2020

Not yet four years old. He is attempting to employ rod cane skills

He does not create a cane arc and so this is not yet the correct mobility tool for him.

August 6, 2020

August 25, 2020

Twenty-eight-month old Damien walks with a rear-facing walker.

April 19, 2018

Fifteen months old, McKenna is walking with a reverse walker at home.

May 28, 2018

Seventeen months old, McKenna walking with reverse walker on sidewalk.

August 25, 2020

Twenty-eight-month old Damien walks with a weighted wagon. Wide-based gait, bent over posture, multiple prompts.

He has no motor impairments, he is resistant to wearing his belt cane.

February 2, 2021

Nineteen-months old Improvised Mobility tool

wooden table fitted with handles

PVC pipe tool support/path

November 2017

After using the belt cane, Caleb was much more willing to push this PVC device.

September 15, 2018

Twenty months old, McKenna walking inside a PVC cube structure.

February 12, 2021

Laundry basket

 

Wooden high chair

November 16, 2018

Rolling toy

A guide walking behind her

Twenty months. He uses a push toy briefly and moves about holding  furniture, crawling low to the floor

Improvised Mobility tool

Heavy cart

Improvised Mobility tool

Heavy wooden chair

Human guide.

Neither tool promotes expansive concept development.

Improvised Mobility tool

Heavy chair

Improvised Mobility tool

Stroller

 

December 9, 2018

Twenty-one months old Improvised Mobility tool

Heavy wooden chair

July 16, 2020

Thirty-one month old Aayan walks assisted with a teacher using a hula hoop.

February 19, 2021

Forty-nine months old, McKenna walking inside a hula hoop.