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Welcome to CAOMS 


CAOMS is a non-profit statewide organization whose mission is to facilitate professional growth and to support the role of Orientation and Mobility (O&M) Specialists in the habilitation and education of individuals who have visual impairments.

Founded in 1966, CAOMS hosts an annual statewide conference.  Membership consists primarily of credentialed O&M Specialists.  Student and associate memberships also make up the ranks of it's membership.  Anyone who believes in the goals and mission of CAOMS is welcome to join.

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CAOMS Statewide News

2015 CAOMS Statewide Conference

November 6-8, 2015

Monterey, CA

"Low Vision Technology and More:
Oh My! What You Didn't Learn in O&M School"

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New Publications


"The AER Guide on Professional Licensure for VRT and O&M

service providers in the United States"

Prepared and respectfully submitted by the Association for Education and Rehabilitation

 of the Blind and Visually Impaired Legislative Task force 2013-2015.

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"Step-by-Step: A Guide to Mobility

Dr. Sandra Rosen

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"Basic Spanish for Orientation and Mobility"
Brenda Naimy

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Northern CAOMS

N-CAOMS Meeting
Saturday, January 23, 2016
Orientation Center for the Blind

RSVP Required!

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Southern CAOMS


      Cane Quest

     Saturday, October 24, 2015



Thanks to all the O&M's that helped make this another great event!


Click here to go to the Cane Quest website


Click here for highlights from Cane Quest, April 18, 2015



Mobility: A Basic Freedom

Picture of white cane

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