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2012 CAOMS Statewide Conference
San Diego, CA
November 16-18, 2012

 

"Leaping Beyond Expectations"

 



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Presenters
 

Teaching Street Crossings at Roundabouts and Separate Right Turn Lanes

Dona Sauerburger, Self-employed Orientation and Mobility Specialist, Gambrills, MD

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Click here to go to Sauerburger.org


Increase Your APPtitude on Apple iOS Devices
Ryan Honey, Braille Institute of America

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Influencing Driver Yielding:  Results of Driver Yielding
Research and How to Incorporate it into Practice

Eugene Bourquin, Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youth and Adults, Sands Point, NY
Dona Sauerburger, Self-employed Orientation and Mobility Specialist, Gambrills, MD

 

 

Guest Speaker: Andy Granda

Deaf-Blind Triathlete

 

 

Childrens Eyes: Developmental

and Disease States

Sira Robbins, MD., Associate Clinical Professor

UCSD Ratner Children's Eye Center, San Diego, CA

 

 

The Psychosocial Adjustment to Vision Loss:
What Mobility Specialists Need to Know

Heather Morris, Doctor of Psychology, San Diego, CA

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Hands-on GPS Treasure Hunt
Katie Gilmore, Sendero Group, Roseville, CA

Jerry Kuns, California School for the Blind, Fremont, CA

 

 

Orientation: How did I Get Here (or Did I) - Foundation Skills and iPhone Based Skills for Remaining Oriented and for Problem Solving When Disoriented

Barbara A. Petersmeyer, Los Angeles Unified School District

Leif Johanson, San Diego Center for the Blind Vision Impaired

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Creating Cane Quest: How a realistic O&M Contest Helps Children Who are Blind
or Visually Impaired Own Their Independence in Any Environment

Lea Ann Myers, Braille Institute of America, Anaheim, CA

Tom Rotunno, Orange County Deptartment of Education,

Santa Ana and Irvine Unified School District

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Transforming Our Delivery Model: Two Week Training Program for all Adults
Lucy Waite, Guide Dogs for the Blind, Inc.

Susan Armstrong, Guide Dogs for the Blind, Inc.

 

 

Soliciting Assistance

Eugene Bourquin, Helen Keller National Center

for Deaf-Blind Youth and Adults, Sands Point, NY

 

 

Reading and Learning
David B. Granet, M.D., Professor and Anne & Abraham
Ratner Chair of Pidiatric Opthalmology, UCSD, San Diego, CA

 

 

Mobility and Low Vision
Thomas M. Hixson, O.D., Low Vision Optometrist,

La Mesa Vision Care, La Mesa, CA


 

Myth or Fact - How Can We Find Out?
Dona Sauerburger, Self-employed Orientation and Mobility Specialist, Gambrills, MD

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Vendors

 


Sendero Group
http://www.senderogroup.com
Representative: Katie Gilmore
Katie@SenderoGroup.com


Helen Keller National Center for
Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults

hknc.org
Regional Rep.- Cathy Kirscher
cathy.kirscher@hknc.org

 


Guide Dogs for the Blind
guidedogs.com
Representative: Ariel Gilbert
agilbert@guidedogs.com

 


Guide Dogs of the Desert
gddca.org
Representative:
Michal Anna Padilla

 


Eschenbach Optik
eschenbach.com
Representative: Joseph Chung
jchung@eschenbach.com

 


Cane Quest
Orientation and Mobility Challenge
canequest.org
Representative: Lea Ann Meyers
lamyers@brailleinstitute.org

 


Sun and Sea Cruises
Cert. Accessible Travel Advocate
sunandseacruises.com


clu clip
Long Cane Holder
cluclip.net
Representative:Jane Hankins
jhankins@clunet.edu
 


Ambutech Canes
ambutech.com
Representative: Mellyssa Lyght
orders@ambutech.com

 

 

 






 

 





 

 

               

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