Ray Dragon has graciously posted two posters on his web site at SpEdEx.
This poster was based on a survey reported in more detail in the following article:
o Sauerburger, Dona and Jones, Suzanne (1997). “Corner to Corner: How Can Deaf‑Blind People Solicit Aid Effectively?” RE:view, Heldref Publications, Vol. 29 No. 1 (Spring 1997), pp. 34-44.
This poster has pictures of situations
(including a two-lane residential street) where it is not possible to hear the
traffic well enough – even when it’s quiet – to know whether there is a gap
long enough to cross, as well as pictures of situations (including a 3-lane
highway) where the traffic can be heard far enough away when it’s quiet to know
that there is a gap long enough to cross.
The poster was developed for presentation at the International Mobility
o Snook Hill, Mary-Maureen and Sauerburger, Dona (1996). “Teaching Students to Assess Safety for Crossing Streets Which Have No Traffic Control,” in Conference Proceedings International Mobility Conference No. 8, Tambartun National Centre, Melhus.
Concepts and strategies mentioned in the poster, including the TMAD, are explained in more detail in the following articles:
o Sauerburger, Dona (1999) “Developing Criteria and Judgment of Safety for Crossing Streets with Gaps in Traffic” Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, AFB Press, NY, NY, Vol 93, #7, pp. 447-450.
Sauerburger, Dona (1995). "Safety Awareness for Crossing Streets
with No Traffic Control," Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness,
o Sauerburger, Dona (1989). "To cross or not to cross: Objective timing methods of assessing street crossings without traffic controls," RE:view, Heldref Publications, Washington, DC, Fall 1989, pp. 153-161
For more information, see: A Program to Teach Concepts, Skills, and Risk Analysis for Uncontrolled Crossings
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