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What is CVI?

CVI is a brain-based visual impairment caused by damage to the visual pathways or visual processing areas of the brain.

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How is CVI diagnosed?

CVI is the most common cause of pediatric visual impairment. It’s critical to obtain an accurate CVI diagnosis and advocate for your child.

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After the Diagnosis

After your child is diagnosed with CVI, you should follow these five steps involving processing emotions, obtaining assessments and beginning intervention.

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Making strides: Aiden’s communication journey

Interview with Angela, Aiden’s mom, who talks about CVI and Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) and the road to Aiden's progress.

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Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) in children with CVI

Learn about the promising practices for the unique needs of children with CVI and Childhood Apraxia of Speech

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How my world works: Self-advocacy and CVI

Krish, an 8-year-old with CVI, shared a presentation with his class about how his world works.

No more wait and see.
- Rebecca, Eliza's Mom

Kids with CVI can't wait

Cortical Visual Impairment/Cerebral Visual Impairment is the new leading cause of blindness for children in the United States.

This is why we created CVI Now — for every child, for every mom, for every dad. Join us.