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

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Action Alert!

Urgent support needed for Assembly Bill 947 (Before March 22, 2019)


2019 CAOMS Statewide Conference
November 1-3, 2019
Monterey, CA
"O&M Above & Beyond: Special Considerations for O&M"

Calling all Presenters!

Click here for information and application (Due by May 3, 2019)

Click here for highlights and presentation materials from the 2018 Statewide Conference

Northern CAOMS

CEU opportunity on March 23 from 10-11am via Zoom

"Electronic Travel Aids" 

To RSVP click on link:
N-CAOMS Spring Meeting
May 4, 2019
Lighthouse for the Blind
CEU opportunity on sensory development training.
More details to come.

Southern CAOMS

Click here for a list of current S-CAOMS members



CAOMS Purchase 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).





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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