Upcoming


SWOMA, 2021

November 4th through 6th, 2021


TAER 2022 Conference

March 31- April 2, 2022, Round Rock, TX


AER International Conference, “Gateway to Community”

July, 2022 in St. Louis, MO



Online Resources

LiveBinders for Orientation and Mobility

The binders on this page are available for anyone to use and share. They contain information and resources on topics such Early Childhood Orientation and Mobility, iOS and Android Apps, Navigation Technologies, Location Literacy, and working with learners who are DeafBlind, Multiply Impaired Visually Impaired (MIVI), Community Based Instruction (CBI),


Paths to Literacy

A terrific resource for finding information about Expanded Core Curriculum (ECC) areas and working with students who are blind and visually impaired.


Paths to Technology

A sister site to Paths to Literacy, focusing on technology. Great resources for Orientation and Mobility are available; simply search for Orientation and Mobility.


The Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired

An excellent resource for information on educational information of all kinds, specifically related to visual impairment and blindness.


AER O&M Outpost

Resources and Information from AER Orientation and Mobility Division


Orientation and Mobility Specialist Association (OMSA)

Resources and Information from AER Orientation and Mobility Division


APH Hive

Professional development modules related to Expanded Core Curriculum (ECC), that also offer ACVREP CEU's



Professional Certification

Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation and Education Professionals, ACVREP

ACVREP Certifies Orientation and Mobility Specialists with the title of Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist, COMS


National Blindness Professional Certification Board, NBPCB

NBPCB Certifies Orientation and Mobility Specialists with the title of National Orientation and Mobility Certificant, NOMC



Suggested Reading

Finding Wheels: Strategies to Build Independent Travel Skills for Those with Visual Impairments

By Anne L. Corn and L. Penny Rosenblum


"Parents: The Blind Child's First Mobility Teachers", on the Blind Children's Resource Center Web site

In the article, Joe Cutter shares his wisdom and experience in working with children and discusses how parents can nurture their child's indepdendence.