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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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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
562-437-5900
Group Rate: 174.00/Night
GROUP CODE:
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Conference Exhibitors

Dear Colleagues:

 I am pleased to invite you to participate as an exhibitor for the 2018 California Association of Orientation and Mobility Specialists (CAOMS) Statewide Conference - "Teaching with Technology".  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 rehabilitation and education of individuals who have visual impairments.

The conference will be held November 2-4, 2018, with exhibitor tables on Saturday, November 3, 2016, at the Renaissance Long Beach Hotel, Long Beach, California.

If you would like to attend as an exhibitor, I ask that you send in your "Exhibitor Agreement and Application" form as soon as possible.

Registration applications and payment must be received by September 15, 2018.

Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions and/or concerns.  On behalf of the 2018 CAOMS Conference Committee, I sincerely thank you for your commitment to our conference and to our field.

Respectfully,

Nicole Myers

Conference Exhibitor Planner

myersnicole36@gmail.com

 

Call for Nominations for the 2018 SCAOMS Meritorious Service Award and 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award

The Southern California Association of Orientation and Mobility Specialists (SCAOMS) seeks nominations for the 2018 SCAOMS Meritorious Service Award and the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award which will be presented to individuals who have contributed to the mission of SCAOMS and to the Orientation & Mobility profession. The awards will be presented at the annual statewide conference, November 2-4, 2018 in Long Beach, California. Nominees must meet the requirements listed in the nominatin form.

Click here to download the nomination form

Completed nominations are due by September 1, 2018

Send Nominations to:

Brenda Naimy, Awards Committee Chair

Email: bnaimy@calstatela.edu 

 

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

 

 

Thank you for attending the CAOMS VIRTUAL CEU PRESENTATION SERIES #3

Please note that to receive credit for ACVREP CEUs you will need to complete and return this presentation evaluation form.

Remember this event is FREE to all registered CAOMS members! (Not a member or unsure of your status? No Problem!)

Please contact nicholas.casias@gmail.com and we will work together to get everything squared away.

Thank you for letting us be of service!

Sincerely,

The Southern California Association of Orientation and Mobility Specialists

 

 

 

      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 for Cane Quest 2018 on Saturday, October 27th at Cal State Los Angeles!

 

Click here for more photos from Cane Quest 2017

 

Click here for the Cane Quest website
 

 

               

 

 

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