Resources

Position Papers
Position Paper 1: Facilitating Visual Efficiency and Access to Learning for Students with Low Vision.
Position Paper 2: Supporting the Social and Emotional Needs of Students With Low Vision to Promote Academic and Social Success.
Position Paper 3: Literacy Media Decisions for Students with Visual Impairments
Position Paper 4: The Role and Training of Teachers of Students with Visual Impairment (TSVIs) as a Special Educator and Why TSVIs Do Not Provide Vision Therapy Services
Position Paper 5 (NEW RELEASE): Appropriate Prescribing Practices for Optical Device Use in Students with Low Vision

White Papers
White Paper 1: Facilitating Visual Efficiency, Successful Employment, and Quality of Life of Working Age Adults with Low Vision
White Paper 2: The Needs of Older Persons with Low Vision: The Need to Respond

Certification
Individuals may become a Certified Low Vision Therapist (CLVT) through the Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation and Education Professionals (ACVREP). Visit the ACVREP website’s CLVT section¬†for information on eligibility and exams.

AER Low Vision Division Listserve
The AER Low Vision Division listserv, a member benefit, makes it easy for division members to connect, collaborate, interact, and learn by sharing the wealth of professional experience. Join the listserv.

Low Vision Bibliography
A free bibliography of more than 12,000 citations of low vision literature is available at www.lvtr.info. Viewers may search by author, word in title, year of publication, and keyword. Thanks to Greg Goodrich and Aries Arditi for creating this useful site.