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

First Issue of the ACVREP Magazine "The Constituency"


ACVREP has been listening. You indicated you wanted to hear more from us and know more about what we are doing on your behalf. The first issue of the ACVREP magazine "The Consituency" is now available to download  

Veterans Health Administration Announces Professional Scholarship Program Open


The Veterans Health Administration Visual Impairment and O&M Professionals Scholarship Program is Now Open for 2017 Applications  

ACVREP 2016 Annual Activity Report to Certificants


Thank you for your continued support. ACVREP had a very busy and productive year on your behalf. In 2016 ACVREP accomplished the following:  

ACVREP is Seeking Applications for the CLVT Subject Matter Expert Committee


Applications for membership on the CLVT Subject Matter Expert (SME) committee are being accepted between December 1 and December 15, 2016.  

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