The RESNA ATP certification program validates that professionals are competent in their ability to provide direct consumer related services in Assistive Technology.
|EXAM PERIODS AND APPLICATION DEADLINES|
|Exam Periods||Testing Dates||Applications Accepted Without Late Fee||Applications Accepted With Late Fee|
|ATP||Jul. 1 - Sept. 30||April 1 - May 31||June 1-June 15|
|SMS||Jul. 1 - Sept. 30||April 1 - May 31||June 1-June 15|
|ATP||Oct. 1 - Dec. 31||June 1 - Aug. 31||Sept. 1-Sept. 15|
|SMS||Oct. 1 - Dec. 31||June 1 - Aug.31||Sept. 1-Sept. 15|
|ATP||Jan. 1 - March 31||Sept. 1-Nov. 30||Dec. 1-Dec. 15|
|SMS||Jan. 1 - March 31||Sept. 1-Nov. 30||Dec. 1-Dec. 15|
|ATP||April 1 - June 30||Dec. 1- Feb. 28||March 1-March 15|
|SMS||April 1 - June 30||Dec. 1- Feb. 28||March 1-March 15|
The ATP certification recognizes demonstrated competence in analyzing the needs of consumers with disabilities, assisting in the selection of appropriate assistive technology for the consumer’s needs, and providing training in the use of the selected device(s).
The ATP is a generalist certification that covers a broad range of Assistive Technology. Assistive Technology areas addressed by the program include:
The Assistive Technology Professional (ATP) examination is a 200 item multiple choice exam that tests competency in the broad field of assistive technology practice.