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

"Teaching with Technology"

Click here for highlights and presentation materials from the 2017 conference


New on the Resources Page:

"Resources for O&M's Addressing Transportation Restrictions"

Northern CAOMS


Southern CAOMS


Thank you for attending the CAOMS VIRTUAL CEU PRESENTATION SERIES #1
Please note that to receive credit for ACVREP CEUs you will need to complete and return presentation evaluation forms (one for each speaker you attended).
Remember this event is FREE to all registered CAOMS members! (Not a member or unsure of your status? No Problem!) 
Please contact and we will work together to get everything squared away. 
Thank you for letting us be of service! 

The Southern California Association of Orientation and Mobility Specialists 



      Cane Quest

     Saturday, October 21, 2017

        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.


Click here for more photos from Cane Quest 2017


Click here for the Cane Quest website





Mobility: A Basic Freedom

Picture of white cane

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