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ACVREP Certifications

Guides assisting visually impaired woman

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

ACVREP's 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 services from Vision Impairment Specialists such as Certified Orientation & Mobility Specialists (COMS), Certified Low Vision Therapists (CLVT), Certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapists (CVRT), Certified Assistive Technology Instructional Specialists (CATIS).

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 Board of Directors Further Strengthens Timeline Requirements

Sun, 02 Ju

The Board of Directors has further strengthened the timeline requirements for passing certification exams.  

5th Issue Spring 2019 of the ACVREP Magazine "The Constituency"

Tue, 02 Ap

This issue has many interesting and inspirational articles and the issue also includes the ACVREP 2018 Year in Review. You will see we have been busy!  

ACVREP Announces Audio Description SME and Advisory Committee Members

Sun, 31 Ma

ACVREP has established an Audio Description Advisory Committee in addition to the Subject Matter Expert Committee  

ACVREP Extends Application Deadline for Audio Description SME Committee

Tue, 04 De

ACVREP has extended the deadline for applications for the Audio Description Subject Matter Expert Committee that will develop the standards and criteria for Audio Description certifications. The new deadline is December 15, 2018.  

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