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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.

Click here for a CAOMS membership form

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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 schedule and description of the presentations


Click here to download the conference registration form


Exhibitors click here to download the exhibitor 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

Dr. Sandra Rosen

Click here for more information

"Basic Spanish for Orientation and Mobility"
Brenda Naimy

Click here for more information


Northern CAOMS


Southern CAOMS


      Cane Quest

     Saturday, October 24, 2015



Braille Institute will be having a "Scouts only"  Cane Quest for students grade 3-6

at the Anaheim Regional Center on October 24, 2015.  Registration is due October 2nd.
Please encourage your students to attend!



Mobility: A Basic Freedom

Picture of white cane

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