CAOMS On-Demand Webinar 'How to Use Public Transportation as a Blind Person'
The Northern Chapter of the California Association of Orientation and Mobility Specialists (N-CAOMS) is proud to announce partnership with the California School for the Blind to support CEUs for this on-demand webinar until the end of 2021.  1 ACVREP credit will be provided at no charge for participants who complete this form after viewing the recorded webinar.

CAOMS is a non-profit organization whose mission is to facilitate professional growth and to support the role of Orientation and Mobility Specialists in the habilitation and education of individuals who have visual impairments.  Membership is open nationwide and anyone who believes in the goals and mission of CAOMS is welcome to join. Learn more about N-CAOMS Membership and upcoming events by visiting https://sites.google.com/view/ncaomsmembership/home or www.caoms.org.

Learn more about the Tuesday Tea Webinar Series through California School for the Blind at: https://www.csb-cde.ca.gov/resources/presentations/tuesdaytea.aspx 

Please allow up to 5 business days to receive your CEU Certificate.  If you have questions or need support, please contact N-CAOMS at ncaomsmembership@gmail.com.
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Recording and CEU Instructions
Access and watch the webinar recording* via this link:

https://youtu.be/tHvuAKMPEMA

*This recording is hosted by the CSB YouTube channel.  N-CAOMS cannot guarantee permanent access to this recording.

Details: In this webinar, we will be discussing "tips and tricks" about how you can use public transportation as a blind person. We will be discussing the 7 major components of bus riding: 1) Planning for your tip, 2) Locating the bus stop, 3) Boarding the Bus, 4) Riding the bus (communicate with the driver, appropriate seating, maintaining orientation), 5) Signaling to stop, 6) Deboarding the bus, 7) Finding your final destination. You will hear from a COMS instructor as well as a blind high-school 12th grader who uses public transportation regularly.

Learning Objectives:
- Learn the seven major components of bus riding for a blind person
- Learn unique strategies for blind people to use to increase independence in using public transportation
- Learn how to do a task analysis for each component of bus riding that a blind person will need in order to be successful

Presenters: Michael W. Deolloz COMS, Mesa Public Schools and Ammar Tarin, 12th-grade student, Mesa Public Schools

Recorded on: January 12th, 2021

Resources:

Presenter: Michael Deolloz email mwdeolloz@mpsaz.org

Handout: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1YE9t7PyhndmWlkkaOLPiOmLk090Dt7TpzQhV_5vOYnU/edit?usp=sharing
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