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Tactile Experiences for All: Supporting Students with CVI

Recent research supports the benefits of tactile development activities for all children, including those with cortical visual impairment.

#29 in the CVI for the TVI webinar series

Recent research supports the benefits of tactile development activities for all children, including those with cortical visual impairment. This presentation will explore what we know about tactile development and how we can support all young children through Exploratory Procedures, assessment, and routine-based tactual strategies.

Participants will:

Discuss early tactual development research and what we know now
Describe and recognize Exploratory Procedures (EPs)
Apply next step routine-based tactual strategies to use with families in home environments and teachers in early childhood classrooms.
Explore tactile assessment options

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Catherine Smyth is the Director of Research at Anchor Center for Blind Children in Denver, Colorado.
Level:
Introductory
Length:
Approximately one hour
Credits:
1.5 Continuing Education
1.5 Professional Development
1.5 ACVREP
1.5 CTLE

Recent research supports the benefits of tactile development activities for all children, including those with cortical visual impairment.