Perkins eLearning Professional Development: Onsite Training
DATE: Tuesday, March 20, 2018
INSTRUCTOR: Ellen Mazel, M.Ed., CTVI
LOCATION: Granite State College — 25 Hall Street — Concord, NH 03301
One day workshop in New Hampshire that focuses on cortical visual impairment (CVI): causes, assessment and strategies for access and improvement of vision for students with CVI.
With well thought out assessment using the only available assessment tool, the CVI Range, participants will take a close look at those visual behaviors, to determine function vision within the visual characteristics. After assessment those visual needs will be targeted for necessary environmental adaptations and strategies.
REGISTER TODAY »
This workshop was made possible from a generous grant from Jane's Trust.
- 5.5 PDP's, ACVREP's, Continuing Ed. Hours
- 0.5 ASHA or AOTA CEUs
Participants will describe the:
- Critical differences between ocular and cortical forms of visual impairment
- Role of neuro-visual plasticity in improvements in functional vision for individuals with CVI
- Diagnostic criteria used to identify CVI
- Rationale for a CVI-specific functional vision assessment
- Behaviors associated with Phase I, Phase II, and Phase III CVI
- Goals of intervention adaptations and strategies for individuals whose CVI Range scores place their level of functional vision in Phase I, Phase II, and Phase III
- ...and more.
SIGN UP NOW »
To pay by Purchase Order, choose the Purchase Order option during checkout.
Contact PerkinsTrainingCenter@perkins.org or call 617.972.7712 for any questions or concerns.