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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

2017 Year in Review - Annual Activity Report to Certificants

Thu, 18 Ja

ACVREP was very busy in 2017 working on your behalf. Read the full article to see what we accomplished for you last year.  

ACVREP Launches a 100 Question CATIS Practice Exam Study Tool

Fri, 05 Ja

This 100 question, 3 hour, online CATIS Practice Exam covers the content material relevant to the ACVREP CATIS exam and will enable you to test your knowledge in the Domain areas covered on the certification exam.  

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  

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