RESNA ATP 2018-07-20T13:04:06+00:00

Two-Day ATP Fundamentals Course Overview

Sunday and Monday
September 23-24, 2018
8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Registration Fee – $600

Led by a RESNA authorized instructor and current ATP, this training seminar provides a comprehensive review of assistive technology concepts and industry best practices, covering the  5 domains  of the ATP Body of Knowledge (ATBOK):

  • Assessment of Need

  • Development of Intervention Strategies – Action Plan

  • Implementation of Intervention (Once Funded)

  • Evaluation of Intervention (Follow-Up)

  • Professional Conduct 

Several types of activities are used throughout the course to reinforce topics and increase knowledge retention. These activities include open ended questions from the instructor to the students, matching and poll questions, group activities, open/closed questions, and group discussions. This interactive learning technique is based on sound adult learning theories.

This training course will help candidates review and refresh their assistive technology knowledge and help identify areas they need to study for the ATP exam.

Course features:

  • Official RESNA courseware
  • Taught by an authorized RESNA instructor and current ATP
  • Collaboration with classmates
  • Real-world learning activities and scenarios
  • Access to online Practice Exam – complete with diagnostic scoring

This course has a minimum registration requirement. If it is not met by September 7, the course and exam will be cancelled and registration fees refunded in full to participants.


About the ATP Exam

Tuesday, September 25, 2018
8:00 am – 12:00 pm

In order to sit for the ATP Exam at Closing The Gap, candidates must:

Note, RESNA requires an additional $100 application fee for non RESNA members. Applications must be received by RESNA no later than August 17, 2018

Registration Fee – $500

The ATP examination features 200 multiple choice questions that test competency in the broad field of assistive technology practice.  

The four-hour exam is administered via computer at Prometric test centers around the world. The exam is currently delivered in English. Closing The Gap will feature a special seating of this professional exam.

The exam is preceded by a 10-minute tutorial which provides instruction on navigating through the exam. At the end of the exam, candidates will receive a preliminary Pass/Fail grade.

For candidates who fail the exam, the score report will show the overall percentage score earned and will include diagnostic information about the candidate’s performance in each of the five major knowledge domains from the Exam Content Outline.

Note, prior to ordering the exam, you must apply and be approved to sit for the exam (see above).


Exclusive RESNA Member Discounts

Numerous registration discounts and savings are available including, exclusive RESNA member discounts.


“Great hands-on with new products and best practices.”

~ AT Coordinator

“Well organized, with so many excellent presentations to choose from!”

~ Teacher of the Visually Impaired

“The conference gave me guidance on educating administrators and department heads on choosing materials wisely to meet the needs of ALL students.”

~ OT