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Welcome to the Colorado Chapter of AER!

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Tactile Art Workshop

Saturday, January 16th 1-5pm

Colorado Center for the Blind


Come and learn about incorporating students with visual impairment in school art classes, ceramics or paiting project, or simply to be able to appreciate all the art Colorado has to offer.

In partnership with renown artist Ann Cunnigham, Colorado Center for the Blind and CAER.


CAER Members (and their guests): $15; Non-CAER Members: $20

At The Door Price: $25



(Limited to 20 participants)



Spero Winery Fundraiser

Saturday, February 13th 6:30-9:30pm

3316 W. 64th Ave, Denver, CO


Tapas, Italian Dinner & over 18 varieties of Colorado wine!



Funds will be used to assist CAER members and students/clients based on Association eligibility criteria.


Contact your CAER board for ticket sales, or email at





2014-2015 Board Members and their committee assignments  

President: David Gooldy

President-Elect:  Brent Batron

Past-President: Heather Solberg

Treasurer:  Trina Boyd-Pratt

Secretary:  Nancy Cozart

Representatives/Committee Chairs: 



Board Members:  Ann Cunningham 

                             Michelle Chacon




Please contact CAER Board Members by email if you have any questions or suggestions for the board. The board can be emailed at caerboard@gmail.com


Benefits of Membership

  • Professional Development & Support (Colorado members received reduced rates to CAER sponsored events!)

  • Financial support:  See Mini-grants and ACVREP reimbursements.

  • Advocacy at local and national levels


Mini-Grants for Professionals, Students, Parents, and Families

The funds are available to defray the costs of:

1.  Conference Attendance

2.  Student Activities

3.  Programming Needs

4. Professional development projects

5.  Assistive Devices

Mini-grant Rules:

  • Applicant must be a current AER member or be sponsored by an AER member.
  • The maximum amount of funds available will vary; the allotted amount per grant will not exceed $300. 
  • Recipients are only eligible to receive a mini-grant once every two years. 
  • Recipients need to fulfill their obligation to provide CAER with their product of how the mini-grant money was used within 90 days of check issue.    
  • Mini-grants are awarded twice a year in November and April.

To apply: Click here to navigate to the Downloads page to read the criteria, fill out the application, and submit it to CAER.

Send completed application as an attachment to the CAER email address:  caerboard@gmail.com (If you don't hear back from us within 1 month-please email your application again.



ACVREP Reimbursement

Reimbursement for initial ($100) and renewal ($50) certification through ACVREP may be available to Colorado members.  After receiving your initial and/or renewal, please submit a copy of the certification and letter requesting reimbursement to CAER at caerboard@gmail.com.  You must provide proof of AER membership.



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Board Meeting Schedule

All meetings 5:30-7 pm

January 21st- Conference Call

February 18th- CCB

March 10th- CCB

April 7th- CCB

May TBD- Banquet/Awards


CAER Awards

Award Nominations Now Being Accepted!



See you next year for the 2016 CAER Awards!




In Kind Donation Committee
CAER is happy to sponsor the In Kind Donation Committee.  This Committee receives low vision devices from donations and redistributes them to those in need.  Please contact Bill Muir at douglas.muir@va.gov (970-302-7761) to find out what items the committee currently has and/or to apply to receive a device.


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