Instructor-Led

The CVI Range Approach

This 10-week course will provide an overview and practice in reliably scoring the CVI Range,  a functional vision assessment for children with CVI that determines the degree of effect of the visual and behavioral characteristics associated with brain-based visual impairment, and review the causes, characteristics, and medical conditions associated with CVI.

$499

Course Objectives

This 10-week course will provide an overview and practice in reliably scoring the CVI Range,  a functional vision assessment for children with CVI that determines the degree of effect of the visual and behavioral characteristics associated with brain-based visual impairment, and review the causes, characteristics, and medical conditions associated with CVI.

Course participants will be provided with information about assessment materials and procedures, multiple opportunities to score The CVI Range. Participants will learn how to reliably score both sections of The CVI Range, i.e., Across-CVI Characteristics Assessment Method and Within-CVI Characteristics Assessment Method.

Instruction will be focused on assessment for children in all three Phases of CVI.

Required Text

Cortical Visual Impairment: An Approach to Assessment and Intervention Roman Lantzy, C. A. (2018). 2nd Edition. New York: American Foundation for the Blind.

Graduate Credits

You will have the opportunity to add 4 graduate credits to your registration for an additional $380.00 through Fitchburg State University (Fitchburg, MA). Instructions will be provided to registered participants 2 weeks before class begins.

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Meet the Presenters

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Christine Roman-Lantzy, Ph.D.
Teacher of the Visually Impaired; Research Associate; Assistant Professor; Author; Director, The Pediatric View Program at The Children’s Home & Lemieux Family Center
Christine Roman Lantzy has Bachelor’s Degrees in Elementary Education, and Visual Impairment. She is a Certified Orientation & Mobility Specialist and has a Master’s Degree in Medically Fragile, High Risk Infants. Her Ph.D. focused on Cortical Visual Impairment and Infancy. Christine Roman Lantzy was a teacher of the visually impaired in the public schools for 17 years. She worked as a research associate and an Assistant Professor in higher education for 17 years and was an infant developmental specialist associated with the NICU and Follow Up for 31 years at The Western Pennsylvania Hospital. Christine Roman Lantzy is The Director of The Pediatric View Program at The Children’s Home & Lemieux Family Center in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania and provides private CVI services through CVI Resources. Christine provides workshops and consultations through CVI Resources and has had the honor to be invited to all parts of The United States and many countries outside The U.S. She is the author of Cortical Visual Impairment: An Approach to Assessment and Intervention (2007, Second Ed. 2018, Cortical Visual Impairment: Advanced Principles,2019).
Disclosure:

Dr. Christine Roman-Lantzy and and Christopher Russell have been paid by Perkins to be the instructors for this class. They do not have nonfinancial relationships to disclose.

Perkins School for the Blind is approved by the Continuing Education board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to provide continuing education activities in speech-language pathology and audiology. See the course information for number of ASHA CEUs, instructional level, and content area. ASHA CE Provider approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedures.

The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

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Dates:
May 30, 2022 - August 7, 2022
Length:
Multiple weeks
Credits:
4 Graduate
50 Continuing Education
50 Professional Development
50 ACVREP
50 CTLE
50 OSPI
5.4 ASHA
5.4 AOTA
Cost:
$499
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