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2019 CAOMS Statewide Conference

Monterey, CA, Nov 1-3, 2019

O&M Above and Beyond: Special Considerations for O&M

Pete Wurzburger/ Dr. Sandra Rosen Award:
Jeffrey Thom
(Accepted by Sylvia Reese)

Meritorious Service Award:

Lindsay Hass and Jason Dugan






Above and Beyond the Schools: New Legislation and Legislative  Advocacy for

O&M Services and Expanded Core Curriculum (EEC) Instruction in California Schools
Jaye Shupin and Sylvia Reese

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A Closer Look at the Guiding Eyes for the Blind Specialized Training Program

Justine DiNapoli

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Including Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Devices in O&M

Terena Scott 



The Future of Non-Visual Mapping

Brandon Biggs 

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Lets Talk About Ableism:

Examining Disability-Based Oppression on the Students and Clients We Serve

Jessica Lehman, Lee Staub, Laura Miller

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Gamification of Education for Blind and Visually Impaired Students

Based Core and Expanded Core and Each Student's IEP 

Marty Schultz

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Plan It, Braille It, Trek It

Peter Tucic

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Indoor Navigation for All

Mike May



TMAPP 2.2- New Features and Use in O&M

Greg Kehret

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Adding Airia to a Transition Student"s Technology Toolbox

Greg Stilson






Guide Dogs of America


California School for the Blind

Cane Quest

Braille Institute of America


Guide Dogs for the Blind

Northern California AER


Objective Ed


Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Adaptations Store


Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Deaf Blind Services








Thanks to Atom Biggs for the great photos!







Mobility: A Basic Freedom

Picture of a white cane

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