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How do I get low vision certified?

How do I get low vision certified?

Steps to CLVT Certification

  1. Create an Account. Create an account on the ACVREP website.
  2. Apply for Eligibility. Log into your account and click on the link for Apply for Eligibility.
  3. Schedule Your Exam.
  4. Apply For Certification.

What is a certified low vision specialist?

Certified Low Vision Therapists (CLVTs and SCLVs) instruct individuals in the efficient use of remaining vision with optical devices, non-optical devices, and assistive technology, and can help determine the need for environmental modifications in the home, workplace, or school.

What is the highest paid occupational therapist?

Overall Highest Paid Occupational Therapy Positions

  • “Child Day Care Services” – $108,650.
  • Management of Companies and Enterprises – $101,540.
  • Retirement Communities and Assisted Living Facilities – $93,870.
  • Nursing and Skilled Nursing Facilities – $90,660.
  • Home Health Services – $90,480.

Where are occupational therapists in demand?

The 11 Most Sought After Cities For Occupational Therapists

  • Tampa – St.
  • Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX.
  • Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC.
  • San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA.
  • Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, CA.
  • Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, FL.
  • Edison-New Brunswick, NJ.
  • San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA.

Is Low Vision a disability?

If you have poor vision, such as partial sight, you may qualify for disability benefits. To qualify with partial sight or poor vision, you will need to meet a Blue Book listing. Those with 20/200 vision in their better eye may be eligible for benefits.

What does a low vision specialist do?

Low vision specialists can help you make the best use of your remaining vision. They will evaluate your condition and work with you to create a rehabilitation plan to help maximize your remaining functional vision and maintain independence in your daily life.

What is low vision therapy?

Low vision rehabilitation is like physical therapy for someone who has lost a limb. Its purpose is to develop strategies to maximize or substitute for diminished sight in order to maintain independence and a sense of self-worth.