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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 the conference registration form

Click here for the conference schedule

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

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Please also submit paper forms (or scans for email) when paying online

Email Conference Registration Form to: laloquezada@hotmail.com

Email S-CAOMS Membership Form to: xiomaram23@sbcglobal.net 

Click here for highlights and presentation materials from the 2017 conference

2019 International Orientation and Mobility Online Symposium

January 29 - February 1, 2019

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Northern CAOMS


Southern CAOMS

Click here for a list of current S-CAOMS members


The Southern California Association of Orientation and Mobility Specialists (S-CAOMS) continues to host a year-round series of virtual CEU offerings to statewide members of CAOMS featuring speakers from all over the country and abroad.

Our next virtual offering is scheduled for Sunday 10/28/18 from 9-10:30 AM PST and is titled "Teaching Yoga to Students with Visual Impairments." Presented by Kassandra Maloney, M.S., COMS, Author, Certified Yoga Teacher, Certified Radiant Child Yoga Teacher
For Registration Info contact Dr. Nicholas Casias at nicholas.casias@gmail.com



      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





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