Composite Regional Centre for Persons with Disabilities (CRC)

(Under Administrative Control of NIEPID, Secunderabad)

Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DIVYANGJAN), MSJ&E, Government of India

Devaraj URS Layout, B-Block, Davanagere, Karnataka, Pin code: 577 006

Tel: 08192-233464, Email: director.crcdvg[at]gmail[dot]com, Website: crcdvg[at]nic[dot]in


6. a. Orientation & Mobility Training Unit


CRC’s Orientation & Mobility Training Unit enables persons with visual impairment on the concepts and skills necessary for them to travel safely and efficiently in their environment. Especially the orientation skills enable people with visual impairments to use sensory information to know their location in different settings and Mobility skills enable them to travel in different areas. As a part of orientation and mobility following skills are taught:
• Skills in movement with a sighted guide
• Protective techniques
• Indoor, Outdoor cane skills
• Street crossings
• Use of public transportation
• Social interaction skills
• Recreation and leisure,
• Independent living skills and personal management,
• Map reading skills,
• Assistive Technology Skills,
• Self-determination Skills
Through our orientation & mobility training, Persons with visual impairment attains more independence to move in indoor as well as at outdoor and does their activities of daily living independently. And thus, enabled to start or continue education to gain meaningful occupation depending on their age.

For further details please contact:
Sh. Shaik Yaseen Shareef
In-charge Head, Department of Special Education,
Composite Regional Centre for Persons with Disabilities (CRC)
Devaraj URS Layout, B Block, Davangere -570006.
Email: clipsycrc[at]gmail[dot]com