Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation & Education Professionals

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ACVREP Certifications

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ACVREP's certification programs are designed to offer professionals the means to demonstrate critical knowledge and skills that promote the provision of quality services and ethical practice.

Academy certified professionals possess a level of quality and care that is unmatched in the field. ACVREP's commitment to quality builds confidence and trust in both employers and individuals seeking and receiving vision rehabilitation and education services.

ACVREP strongly recommends that all potential candidates for ACVREP certification read the applicable certification handbook, which include certification-related documents and forms.

Certified Low Vision Therapist (CLVT)
Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist (COMS)
Certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapist (CVRT)
Certified Assistive Technology Instructional Specialist for People with Visual Impairments (CATIS)

ACVREP News and Information

ACVREP is Seeking Applications for the O&M Subject Matter Expert Committee


Applications for membership on the O&M Subject Matter Expert (SME) committee are being accepted between May 10 and May 24, 2016.  

ACVREP Launches New Certification for AT Instructional Specialist "CATIS"


ACVREP announces that it is accepting Applications for Eligibility beginning May 1, 2016 for Certified Assistive Technology Instructional Specialist for People with Visual Impairments, "CATIS"  

ACVREP Announces Improvement in the Certification Process Effective May 1, 2016


ACVREP Streamlines the Exam Scheduling Process  

New Years 2016 Message To Certificants


Thank you for your continued support of ACVREP. We had a very busy and productive year. In 2015 ACVREP accomplished the following.  

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