Welcome to IJOM

The International Journal of Orientation & Mobility (IJOM) is a peer-reviewed journal that explores issues and contributes new knowledge to the field of Orientation & Mobility (O&M) (including Guide Dog Mobility). The IJOM seeks to strengthen dialog within the O&M field around the world and to facilitate communication among instructors and service providers from a variety of cultural backgrounds.

The IJOM publishes qualitative and quantitative research articles and analyses, essays, conceptual papers, historical commentaries, comprehensive reviews, case studies, policy analyses, and innovative practice reports and evaluations on a wide variety of issues and topics related to the O&M of people with vision impairments. The Editors also aim at providing a forum for discourse, debate and critical analyses on any aspect of O&M, for example, existing philosophies, policy or practice.

All manuscripts submitted to the IJOM are subject to a masked or blind review process. The categories currently available for publication include reports of original research, practice reports and commentaries. Further details can be found via the IJOM Guidelines for Contributors link. Manuscripts are accepted for publication with the understanding that they have not been published elsewhere.

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