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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"


 

Click here to download the conference registration form


Click here for highlights and presentation materials from the 2014 CAOMS Statewide Conference
 


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


Click here to download
 

 


 

"Step-by-Step: A Guide to Mobility

Techniques"
Dr. Sandra Rosen

Click here for more information

"Basic Spanish for Orientation and Mobility"
Brenda Naimy

Click here for more information

 

Northern CAOMS

Click here to download the iOS App presentation from the Jan 31st meeting, which was given
by the technology staff at the Hatlen Center for the Blind: Arif Syed and Rachel Feinberg

 

Southern CAOMS

 

   Cane Quest 2015

          Saturday, April 18, 2015

 

 

Thanks to all of the O&M's that made Cane Quest 2015 another great success!

 

               

Mobility: A Basic Freedom

Picture of white cane

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