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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

2017 CAOMS Statewide Conference

November 3-5, 2017
Monterey, CA

"O&M: It's Not Just About the Vision Loss"


Exhibitors click here to download a registration form

Northern CAOMS


Southern CAOMS

      Cane Quest

     Saturday, October 21, 2017

        Cal State Los Angeles



This year's event will be held at Cal State Los Angeles!  This will be a great opportunity for the contestants

 to get exposure to what life will be like on a college campus.  Please encourage your students to participate,

and as always we appreciate the O&M volunteers who have made Cane Quest a great success.


Click here for highlights from the 2016 event



Mobility: A Basic Freedom

Picture of white cane

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