In July, 2016, the Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired (AER) passed a resolution to invite organizations of and for people who are blind or visually impaired to participate in an "AER National Working Group on Third-Party Coverage for Specialized Services" (working group) to consider and implement strategies to achieve third-party funding for the specialized services provided by vision rehabilitation professionals.
In the Spring of 2014, we had a strategic Planning Summit, with 117 registered participants. This is the report from that Summit.
From July to September, 2013, the original members of the O&M/GDMI Working Group conducted a survey to examine the needs of professionals who would join an O&M/GDMI Professional Assocation. This report is the result of analyzing the survey data.