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The Many Ways of Wayfinding

Event Date(s): 

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Event Time: 

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM



Example of way finding using grooves in pavement
The Many Ways of Wayfinding

Tuesday September 12, 2017
10am to 11:30am PST
Cost: $45 per site
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In this 90-minute webinar, speaker Peggy Martinez will discuss a variety of issues involving wayfinding, including the following:

What is wayfinding?

  • The varied conditions of blindness and low vision.
  • How do people who are blind and sight-impaired navigate in the world, tools and techniques?
  • What is orientation and mobility?
  • Indoor vs outdoor navigation.
  • Use of sound, texture, natural conditions and topography in wayfinding.
  • Low tech vs high tech wayfinding tools.
  • Signage, braille, raised print, high contrast and directionality.
  • Obstructions and protrusions.
  • Wayfinding in large open spaces such as transit. terminals, stadium entrances, campuses and parks.