Georgia AER Chapter


On behalf of the Georgia Chapter of the Association for the Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired (AER), we welcome you to our chapter website. During your visit we hope you will find the information helpful as you learn about the activities and happenings of the Georgia AER Chapter.

In the navigational toolbar you will find information about current board members, recent newsletters and highlights from our annual conference. We encourage vision professionals as well as those entering the vision field to join us through membership.

Upcoming Webinar: Restoring Vision: Retinal Implants, Gene Therapy & the Role of Rehabilitation

Join AMAC Accessibility at Georgia Tech and Georgia AER for this one-hour webinar (ACVREP CEUs and CRCs being offered). The presenter, Dr. Duane Geruschat, is a Research Associate in Ophthalmology at the Wilmer Eye Institute of the School of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University. If you work with individuals who have vision loss, or have vision loss yourself and would like to learn more about the latest advancements in vision restoration, this webinar will be of value to you. This webinar will highlight the latest medical advancements in restoring vision through retinal transplants and gene therapy, and will describe the rehabilitation process accompanying such procedures. More information can be found on the Vision Restoration Webinar page.

When: Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018: 1:30pm to 2:30pm EST

Cost: $35.00

For those of you who are unable to attend the live webinar, it will be recorded in its entirety and emailed to everyone who registers. ACVREP CEUs and CRCs will continue to be offered until Nov. 30th, 2018 after completion of a brief evaluation of the session.

Please reach out to us at with any questions you may have, or if you require assistance with the registration process.

Outline of the state of Georgia with the text "Georgia Chapter AERBVI" followed by the AER logo

Save the Date! March 13-14, 2019

Please join us for the 2019 GaAER conference in Canton, GA! We look forward to an interesting, educational, and enjoyable conference on “Transition” in 2019. We hope you will join us! Visit the GaAER Spring 2019 page for more information. If you are interested in presenting, we are announcing a Call for Papers.