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2013 Archives

 

2013 CAOMS Statewide Conference

Monterey, California

November 1-3, 2013
 

"Babies to Boomers:

Serving the Needs of Infants Through Seniors"

 

Click here for the Conference Program

 


Pete Wurzburger Award:
Nita Crow
 


Meritorious Service Award:
Cath Tendler-Valencia

 

 

Presenters
 

    

Deaf-Blindness: Characteristics, Challenges and Strategies
David Brown and Maurice Belote
Click here for the PowerPoint

 

 

Situational Roundtable
Kara Cenac, Erin Foley and Sonja Biggs

 

 

"Time Travel" A Multifaceted Approach to Trip Planning

Faith Dunham-Sims and Erin Foley
Click here for the PowerPoint

 

 

TAPS - Street Crossings for Travelers Who are Visually Impaired

Wendy Scheffers and Linda Myers
Click here for the TAPS website

 

 

Defining Soft Skills- A Conceptual Model in Practice

Robert Schulenburg, Ed.S.
Click here for the PowerPoint

 

 


Using Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation to Improve Cane Technique
Sandra Rosen


 

Experimental Learning: Birth to Three

Sonja Biggs

 

 

Using Tablet Technology for O&M

Terena Scott

 

 

GPS Options: from PDAs, iPhones to PCs

Mike May, Jerry Kuns, Sandy Staples

 

Hands on GPS Treasure Hunt

Mike May, Jerry Kuns, Sandy Staples, Damian Pickering

 

Using Accessible Maps to Teach Location Literacy

Mike May and Jerry Kuns

 

 


"Dreaming in Color"

Brandon Keith Biggs and Caitlin Hernandez

 

 

Exhibitors

 


Haley Goodlett, Artist
www.haleygoodlett.yolasite.com
dollybythesea@gmail.com

 


Ambutech
www.ambutech.com
orders@ambutech.com

 


Guiding Eyes for the Blind
611 Granite Springs Road
Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
www.guidingeyes.org
info@guidingeyes.org
800-942-0149 (toll free)
914-245-4025
Fax: 914-243-2232

 


Environmental Traveling Companions
www.etctrips.org
info@etctrips.org
415-474-7662


 


 


Sterling Adaptives
sterlingadaptives.com
415-878-2922

 

 


Guide Dogs of America
13445 Glenoaks Blvd.
Sylmar, CA 91342
www.guidedogsofamerica.org
818-362-5834

 


Guide Dogs for the Blind
350 Los Ranchitos Road
San Rafael, CA 94903
www.guidedogs.com
800-295-4050

 


Braille Institute of America / Cane Quest
www.brailleinstitute.org
Cane Quest: www.canequest.org
Sergio Oliva, National Program Manager
soliva@brailleinstitute.org
 


Humanware
www.humanware.com
info@humanware.com
1-800-722-3393

 


 

 

 

Special thanks to Atom Biggs for the great photos!

 

               

Mobility: A Basic Freedom

Picture of white cane

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