An Overview of Cortical/Cerebral Visual Impairment
This webinar collections answers the common CVI educational questions: What does it mean to support the educational needs of a student with CVI? What does the term CVI mean, and how is it used?
What does it mean to support the educational needs of a student with CVI? What does the term CVI mean, and how is it used?
Session One: The CVI Umbrella: A Community of Ideas
Session Two: Intervention Strategies for Cortical Visual Impairment
Session Three: Understanding What Children with CVI See
Session Four: Cerebral Visual Impairment
Session Five: Comparing Neuroplastic Changes in Ocular vs. Cerebral Causes of Visual Impairment
Session Six: The Visual Behaviors of CVI
Session Seven: Color Highlighting and Assessing Complexity
Session Eight: The Impact of Clutter on Children with Cerebral Visual Impairment
Session Nine: Considerations for Reducing Complexity in the Home
Session Ten: Becoming a Team to Build Understanding of CVI
Session Eleven: CVI From a Parent’s Perspective
Session Twelve: A TVI and Family’s Experience from Birth to Age 3
Session Thirteen: The Brain
Session Fourteen: How the Brain Learns
Session Fifteen: The Visual Brain
At the conclusion of this tutorial, participants will suggest strategies for supporting the specific needs and goals of their students with CVI, and identify individuals within their program who can help them implement those strategies.
This Perkins eLearning self-paced tutorial is designed for paraprofessional staff as an introduction to Cortical/Cerebral Visual Impairment, the fastest-growing pediatric visual impairment in the developed world. Presentations by thought leaders in the CVI Community, including researchers, educators, clinicians, individuals with CVI, and parents of students with CVI will lead you to an awareness of the implications of a brain-based visual impairment, and the strategies that can support learning and develop functional vision skills.
12 contact hours – available with and without PD credits.