Membership Types

Regular Membership: $175/year
Regular level members are individuals in an educational, rehabilitation, and/or professional field working with or on behalf of those who are blind or visually impaired.
     Canadian Regular Membership: $150/year
 
Same Household Residential Membership: $148/year
Same Residential Household members are individuals residing in the same household as a current AER Regular member.
     Canadian Same Household Residential Membership: $123/year
 
Retired Membership: $98/year
Retired level AER members are individuals who have reached the age of 65 and are eligible to retire under the current Social Security regulations and are officially retired from their primary professional activities.
     Canadian Retired Membership: $73/year
 
Support/Clerical Membership: $98/year
Support/Clerical members are individuals working in positions that provide paraprofessional or clerical support.
     Canadian Support/Clerical Membership: $73/year
 
Student Membership: $98/year
A Student level membership is open to students enrolled in undergraduate or graduate programs of higher learning. This member category is available for a maximum of six cumulative years.
     Canadian Student Membership: $73/year
 
Transition Membership: $144/year
Transition members are individuals who have completed their education and are newly entering their career. Upon graduation, current student members are eligible for a one-year Transition Member category
     Canadian Transition Membership: $119/year
 
Associate Membership: $98/year
Associate level members are non-voting members, eligible to anyone who is not employed in the field, such as a parent or caregiver; or is someone preparing for employment in the field but does not qualify for a student membership.
     Canadian Associate Membership: $73/year

International Member: $175 US/year
International level members are individuals living outside of the United States, who work in an educational, rehabilitation, and/or professional field working with or on behalf of those who are blind or visually impaired.
  
Corporate Member: $605-$755/year
A Corporate level member is a non-voting membership category for companies, state/provincial agencies, school systems, non-profit agencies, and other entities that serve those who are blind and visually impaired, provide products or services; and support the mission of AER.

State Schools for the Blind — $630/year
State/Provincial/Federal Agencies for the Blind — $630/year
Companies or Organization – less than $700,000 annual budget — $605/year
Companies or Organization – $700,000-$1,500,000 annual budget — $630/year
Companies or Organization – $1,500,001-$3,000,000 annual budget — $655/year
Companies or Organization – $3,000,001-$5,000,000 annual budget — $705/year
Companies or Organization – more than $5,000,000 annual budget — $755/year