He was one of the first peripatologists (O&M specialist) in the field, and he founded and served as the first president of the California Association for Orientation and Mobility Specialists (CAOMS).
What does OMS stand for?
OMS stands for Orientation and Mobility Specialist (healthcare)
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We have 257 other meanings of OMS in our Acronym Attic
- Organic Mental Syndrome (neurological disorder)
- Organisation Main Secrète (French)
- Organisation Mondiale de la Santé (World Health Organization)
- Organisation Mondiale pour la Santé (French: World Health Organization)
- Organização Mundial de Saúde
- Organización Mundial de la Salud
- Organizational Maintenance Shop
- Organizational Maintenance Squadron (USAF)
- Organizational Management Study
- Organizzazione Mondiale Per La Sanità (Italy)
- Osteopathic Medical Student
- Otitis Media Susceptibility
- Ottoson Middle School (Arlington, Massachusetts, USA)
- Otwell Middle School (Cumming, GA)
- Outage Management System
- Outlook Mobile Service (Microsoft Outlook 2007)
- Output Per Man-Shift (mining)
- Over My Shoulder
- Overseas Mission Society
- Oxford Management Services (Fort Pierce, FL)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Monday in Bromley Room, at Siuslaw Public Library, Florence; speaker will be Kevin Ehrenshaft, certified orientation and mobility specialist from Oregon Commission for the Blind; 541-997-3041.
Designed to be used by individuals, orientation and mobility specialists, and teachers of persons who are visually impaired, the software is designed to provide spoken and on-screen map data and 12 million points of interest for U.
The coordinator and seven staff members of the Vision Program will also participate in the run: Coordinator Carol Farrenkopf; teachers of students who are blind Christina Bardes, Matt Brook, Robin Stewart, Sheila Whitmore, and Bill Young; and orientation and mobility specialists Landra Berwick and Cathy Sattelberger.
A broad array of constituencies in our field endorse the inclusion of certified orientation and mobility specialists, certified vision rehabilitation therapists, and certified low vision therapists as part of the work force whose health care services are covered under the current health care reform bill.
Rick) Welsh has served as an orientation and mobility specialist, a college instructor and professor, a counselor, a coordinator of rehabilitation services, and an agency administrator, most notably as president of both the Maryland School for the Blind and Pittsburgh Vision Services.