Membership

There’s no place like AER! Whether you’re an O&M Specialist, TVI, LVT, VRT, Administrator, student or work in some other capacity that ensures people with vision loss or blindness can live independently and thrive each day, membership in AER provides what you need like no other organization. AER is a community of excellence and is the best gift you can give your career.

We are the only international professional organization dedicated to rendering all possible support and assistance to the professionals who work in all phases of education and rehabilitation for children and adults who are blind and visually impaired. AER develops and promotes professional excellence through the support of those who provide services to people with visual impairments by providing professional support, networking, publications, professional development, scholarships, advocacy, benefits, discounts and so much more!

Who Should Join AER?
Whether you are an emerging, new, veteran, retired or somewhere-in-between professional in the vision field, AER is right for you. AER offers several membership types that include Individual, Corporate, Retired, Transitional and Student. Our members include Orientation and Mobility Specialists, Vision Rehabilitation Therapists, TVIs, Low Vision Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Optometrists, Ophthalmologists, Assistive Technology Professionals, Professors, Administrators, Students, Product and Service Businesses, and many other related professionals.