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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

"The Traveler" Statewide CAOMS newsletter        CAOMS Twitter page        CAOMS Facebook page

2018 CAOMS Statewide Conference
November 2-4, 2018
Long Beach, CA

"Teaching with Technology"

Click here for the conference registration form

CAOMS Conference Hotel Information:
Renaissance Hotel
111 E. Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90802
Group Rate: 174.00/Night
https://book.passkey. com/e/49651723

Click here for highlights and presentation materials from the 2017 conference

2019 International Orientation and Mobility Online Symposium

January 29 - February 1, 2019

Click here for more information

Northern CAOMS


Southern CAOMS

Click here for a list of current S-CAOMS members



      Cane Quest

     Saturday, October 27, 2018

        Cal State Los Angeles

Cane Quest 2017 was another great success with the help of all of the O&M's that volunteered their time

to make it a fun and valuable experience for all the participants.

Please join us again this year, volunteers will receive 5 CEU's and a discount on their CAOMS membership!


Click here to download a volunteer application


Click here for more photos from Cane Quest 2017


Click here for the Cane Quest website





Mobility: A Basic Freedom

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