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数据来源： abs.gov.au 及 myfuture.edu.au
What’s it like to be an Orientation and Mobility Specialist?
Orientation and mobility specialists teach people who are blind or have low
vision to move around their environment safely and with confidence. They
usually work on a one-to-one basis.
How much can I expect to earn?
Full-time employed Orientation and Mobility Specialist earn an average of
$1132 per week. The [average annual salary for this job is $58864 excluding su
- good physical health
- a desire to work with people with disabilities
- observant, patient and reliable
- strong communication skills.
This job also involves:
Good vision for detail
These jobs require you to be able to see clearly to examine items close-up. It
covers jobs where poor vision e.g. tunnel vision, could make the work place
unsafe or the job difficult to undertake, e.g. draftsperson working with
detailed drawings; checkout operator reading dockets; work requiring good
hand-eye co-ordination for working with precision or semi-precision tools.
The main duties and tasks involved in these jobs require daily physical
exertion, such as bending and twisting, lifting, climbing, pulling, pushing,
carrying or other effort where physical fitness is required. People with
heart, back or other conditions who should avoid physical strain may wish to
avoid these jobs.
Reading or writing
These jobs require moderate or better reading and writing skills. Workers may
be expected to prepare, understand or act on written materials, such as
letters or reports. People may wish to avoid these jobs if their reading or
writing English skills are limited to a small range of words or phrases and
symbols. Jobs remaining may still require very basic reading or writing
This occupation offers jobs at the following skill levels:
Jobs in this group usually require completion of a recognised Bachelor Degree,
or extensive relevant experience. Some jobs also require post-graduate study,
such as a Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or Master Degree.
At school, you can study these subject(s) to get a good foundation for this
School subjects that include some aspect of physical education provide a
useful background to these jobs. In some cases a physical education subject is
a pre-requisite for entry to courses that provide the training for the job.
Duties and tasks of an Orientation and Mobility Specialist
Orientation and mobility specialists may perform the following tasks:
- teach people who are blind or have low vision to use their remaining eyesight and their other senses (sound, touch, smell and the sensation of body movement) to detect landmarks and reference points and move safely through their environment
- instruct and assess clients in the use of mobility aids such as long canes, which give information to users about the surface over which they are about to walk
- instruct and assess clients in the use of electronic travel devices where appropriate (these devices give off vibrating or audible signals when obstacles are ahead)
- work with parents of young children and infants who are blind or have low vision to encourage the development of skills and concepts related to their bodies, their environment and the wider community
- provide advice/consultation related to the needs of people who are blind or have low vision about access to the built environment, access and use of public transport and finding information e.g. accessible maps
- consult with other professions, groups or individuals
- work as part of a team of specialists to provide a range of services for people who are blind or have low vision, which might include occupational therapists, diversional therapists, physiotherapists, optometrists, orthoptists, doctors or teachers.