ATP General Info

RESNA’s certification testing company, Prometric, resumes testing for essential service programs on May 1. RESNA's ATP & SMS certifications have been deemed essential service programs. The opening of individual testing centers will be contingent upon local regulations. If you have scheduled an exam, you may check the status of your testing center here. Prometric has also announced new policies that will take effect once testing centers in the US and Canada reopen. Please read Prometric’s complete notice on how the coronavirus is impacting testing. ​

Prometric is extending a liberal rescheduling policy due to COVID-19. Candidates that are impacted due test center closures or other concerns related to COVID-19 will have the $100 reschedule fee waived. If you have been impacted and need additional help rescheduling, please contact RESNA at  

Assistive Technology Professional (ATP) Certification

The ATP certification recognizes demonstrated competence in analysing the needs of consumers with disabilities, assisting in the selection of appropriate assistive technology for the consumers' needs, and providing training in the use of the selected devices.

For questions about the ATP certification, please email us at, or call(202) 367-1121

On November 3, 2015, the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE) granted re-accreditation to RESNA's ATP Certification Program for demonstrating compliance with ICE 1100-Standard for Assessment-Based Certificate Programs. ICE 1100 was first published in January 2009 to ensure that assessment-based certicate programs adhere to modern standards of practice for the credentialing industry. RESNA's ATP Certification Program has been accredited by ICE since 2010.