Welcome to AER Orientation and Mobility!

Orientation and Mobility Division (Division 9)


Welcome to the website of AER’s Orientation and Mobility Division (Division Nine)! We are a division of the Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired (AERBVI). With more than 1200 members in this Division, we are the largest and most comprehensive professional organization for Orientation and Mobility (O&M) specialists in the world.

Our Purpose:
Our purpose is to encourage and promote professional standards and improvement of O&M practices and services by:

  • offering professional development opportunities;
  • encouraging quality university preparation of O&M specialists, and
  • working to improve and expand O&M services for individuals with visual impairments.


O&M Division 2014 Budget







The Division’s District Directors and Nominations Chair, Dr. Tanni Anthony, are actively pursuing and recruiting members to serve on the Division’s Executive Committee.


In order to nominate yourself or another member, you must:

1) Be an active member yourself

2) Contact Dr. Anthony


You can utilize the attached form.


Remember the deadline for nominations is March 7, 2014.







The next O&M Division Executive Committee meeting date will be announced two weeks before it occurs. Please contact your District Director to share any questions, concerns, or comments you would like the Executive Committee to address. The Executive Committee contact information can be found in the link to the left or  http://oandm.aerbvi.org/contact.htm.

The approved minutes of the March 6, 2014 O&M Division ExecutiveCommittee Meeting are now available for review.

Please direct any questions to Kevin Hollinger, Chair or Bonnie Dodson-Burk, Secretary

Check out Archive Minutes of Past Meetings







You make a difference! Click here to view the results of the Spring 2011 O&M Member Survey







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