Low Vision Tech is an assistive technology resource created and updated by Steve Kelley, a Vision Rehabilitation Therapist based in Maine. Steve earned a MA in both Vision Rehabilitation and Rehabilitation Counseling from the University of Arkansas, Little Rock and holds national certifications in rehabilitation counseling, vision rehabilitation, and assistive technology. Please note, any opinion expressed here are solely those of Low Vision Tech and do not reflect the opinions of employers or contractors.
A Vision Rehabilitation Therapist (VRT) is a professional who works with clients experiencing vision loss or blindness from diseases such as Macular Degeneration, Glaucoma, Diabetic Retinopathy, or other causes of low vision. A vision rehabilitation therapist often has a national certification from the Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation & Education Professionals (ACVREP).