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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

Proposed COMS International Regional Certification 30 Day Public Comment Period

Thu, 02 No

The COMS Subject Matter Expert Committee has recommended to ACVREP the adoption of a COMS International Regional certification strategy. The 30 day public comment period is now open.  

ACVREP Partners with ATIA. Today is Last Day to Receive Registration Discount

Fri, 29 Se

ACVREP is honored to partner with ATIA and AFB to provide CE Opportunities for the ATIA January 2018 Conference  

Second Issue of the ACVREP Magazine "The Constituency"

Thu, 31 Au

Check out the summer 2017 mid-year issue of The Constituency Magazine. It contains detailed articles about the VA BRS, O&M IMC16, how the CATIS exam was developed and much more  

ACVREP is Seeking Applications for the CVRT Subject Matter Expert Committee

Tue, 15 Au

Applications for membership on the CVRT Subject Matter Expert (SME) committee are being accepted between August 16 and September 15, 2017.  

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