Linda Wyatt Ed.D. is currently a Special Education Consultant in the Special Education Division of the California Department of Education. As part of her assignment as a consultant, she is responsible for providing the field with technical assistance related to educational issues of programs serving students with visual impairments. Before coming to the Department of Education, Linda taught in the California K-12 public school system for 27½ years. She taught both general and special education classes with the majority of those years serving as a teacher of the visually impaired. She holds a life VI credential and a RSP authorization. She has both a Master’s Degree and Doctorate in Special Education.
Linda Wyatt, CDE Special Education Consultant
Presentation: ORIENTATION AND MOBILITY-A RELATED SERVICE
This workshop will explore the legal basis for Orientation and Mobility as a related service. We will also examine the current issues facing the implementation of the services for students, Orientation and Mobility Specialists and districts.
The three presenters will discuss how collaboration between the parents, the students, the schools and the Orientation and Mobility Specialists must work in order for the implementation of the services to be successful.