California Association of Orientation and Mobility Specialists

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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 highlights and presentation materials!

2019 International Orientation and Mobility Symposium
January 29 - February 1, 2019

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Northern CAOMS


Southern CAOMS

Click here for a list of current S-CAOMS members



S-CAOMS Membership Options
When paying online please also mail in paper membership form,
or email scanned forms to: xiomaram23@sbcglobal.net



Congratulations to the 2019 Robert A. Eisenberg Scholarship recipients Janae Zillgitt and

Mayte Moreno (Pictured above with S-CAOMS President Dr. Nicholas Casias).




Long Beach VA Open House

Thursday, March 7, 2019


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Support the LAUSD "Advanced Training Camp for Blind Teens "




      Cane Quest

     Saturday, October 27, 2018

        Cal State Los Angeles

Cane Quest 2018 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 2018


Click here for the Cane Quest website



Mobility: A Basic Freedom

Picture of white cane


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