Join the Vision Rehab Advocacy Network

Are you interested in helping the AOA advocate for better vision rehabilitation policies, regulations and laws?  The Vision Rehabilitation Committee provides strong leadership and expertise for AOA's advocacy initiatives, but the real change comes from the coordinated efforts of our members.

Joining AOA's Vision Rehab Advocacy Network (VRAN) will not only keep you updated on AOA's vision rehabilitation advocacy efforts and resources, but help AOA identify opportunities for you to get involved in promoting rehabilitation advocacy on local, state and federal levels.

To join VRAN, please mark "Low Vision and Rehabilitative Vision" as a a special emphasis on your AOA profile and complete the survey at the end of this page. Please note, optomery students may not be able to change their special emphasis on their profile; however, please still complete the survey below. 

Click here for step-by-step instructions with screenshots

  1. Using your AOA credentials, log into "My Profile"
  2. Select "Business and Find a Doctor info"
  3. Select "My Personal Profile"
  4. Select "Special Emphases"
  5. Select "Low Vision and Rehabilitative Vision"
  6. Select "Update" near the bottom of the screen


Your answers to the following form will be used to help us identify policy issues, and identify members who are uniquely qualified and interested in addressing those.

Together, we can ensure that optometry is the leading profession of rision rehabilitation.

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