Upcoming


Northwest Orientation and Mobility Association (NCOMA), 2018

September 28-29, 2018 in Milwaukee, WI


Southwest Orientation and Mobility Association (SWOMA), 2018

November 1-3, 2018, Austin, TX


Southeastern Orientation and Mobility Association (SOMA, 2018)

December 8-11, Tampa, FL


17th International Mobility Conference (IMC17)

June 22-25, 2020: International Orientation and Mobility Conference, Gothenburg, Sweden



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.


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.


World Access for the Blind

World Access for the Blind has information, videos, and programs on echolocation and additional percepetual awareness.


A Guide to Visual Disabilities for College

Affordable Colleges Online makes this collection of information and resources available for students, families, and colleges.



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: A Curriculum for Nondrivers With Visual Impairments for Gaining Control of Transportation Needs

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.