Set of lesson plans on index cards


Accession Number: 2012.19.10

Scope & Content: Jim Doyle's lesson plans for his "Blindfold Practicum" class at Boston College, hand written in ink on (50) fifty lined 3x5" index cards and (2) two hand drawn paper route maps. The cards also frequently include small route maps. Topics include sighted guide use, introduction to the cane, basic skills, indoor trips, outdoor trips, and small businesses. According to his wife, Charleye Dyer, "He wrote them in 1963 and used them for four years until he moved to the VA's Western Blind Rehabilitation Center."

Creator: Doyle, James

Interview Date: / /

Collection: AER O&M Division C. Warren Bledsoe Archives

Credit Line: Gift of Jim Doyle, 2012.19.

Administrative History: Jim Doyle was in the first Peripatology class at Boston College in 1960. B.C. created the first graduate program in orientation and mobility in the U.S. Doyle later also taught at B.C. This is from his personal collection.

Subjects: Blind persons Graduate students Orientation and mobility