Rehabilitation Counselor (Orientation and Mobility Training Provider)
Taxonomy Code 225CX0006X

Classification: Rehabilitation Counselor

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Orientation and Mobility (O&M) specialists teach children and adults who have visual impairments the specific orientation skills used to find one's way in the environment and the mobility skills needed to travel safely and efficiently at home, school, work, and in the community. Instruction is usually provided one-on-one and can include skills such as how to use a long cane, the operation of low vision devices and electronic travel aids when appropriate, how to orient oneself to new environments, navigate public transportation systems, how to cross streets safely, and traveling by using hearing, remaining vision, and other senses. In addition, O&M Specialists help children to develop fundamental skills such as fine and gross motor skills, concept development and problem solving skills. Adult clients can also benefit from an O&M specialist evaluating their current use of travel-related skills, discussing their future goals, and helping them select a program of instruction that will allow them to reach their greatest travel potential.


San Francisco State University Orientation and Mobility Program web site [7/1/2006: new]

Additional Taxonomy Codes from Rehabilitation Counselor (Orientation and Mobility Training Provider)

  • 225C00000X Rehabilitation Counselor
    An individual trained and educated in a systematic process of assisting persons with physical, mental, developmental, cognitive, and emotional disabilities to achieve their personal, career, and independent living goals assessment and appraisal, diagnosis and treatment planning, career (vocational) counseling, individual and group counseling interventions for adjustments to the medical and psychosocial impact of disability, case management, program evaluation and research, job analysis and placement counseling, and consultation on rehabilitation resources and technology. Certification generally requires a Master's degree with specialized courses in rehabilitation processes and technology.
  • 225CA2400X Rehabilitation Counselor (Assistive Technology Practitioner)
    Definition to come...
  • 225CA2500X Rehabilitation Counselor (Assistive Technology Supplier)
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Rehabilitation Counselors (Orientation and Mobility Training Provider) Ratio per 10,000 Population by State

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The NPI Database was last updated on 1/20/2021 with 6,688,930 records.

Rehabilitation Counselors (Orientation and Mobility Training Provider) per State with Population Ratio