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February 8, 2022 | 3:00 PM

Math and CVI Study Group

Join us for three live virtual sessions to learn and discuss promising practices for CVI and math.

Join us for an exploration of math and CVI.

We will learn, share, and discuss research about the implications of CVI on learning math skills and promising practices to support the unique needs of students with CVI. The study group will hold three live virtual discussions open to all interested in learning how we can develop more accessible instructional approaches for children with CVI to fully understand math knowledge and skills (for all developmental and academic levels).

  • Three live virtual discussions open to all.
  • Before each live discussion, we will send a recorded presentation with a specific focus.
  • Participants are encouraged to share their successes, ideas, and questions. 

Our goal is for professionals and families to come together intentionally as a community to share insights, discoveries, and paths of inquiry that will foster a diverse range of promising practices around CVI and math. And to gain and spread awareness of the unique visual challenges many kids with CVI face.

Visualizing Math: Considerations for children with CVI

Matt Tietjen, M.Ed, CTVI, and leader in the field of CVI developed a thoughtful and research-driven pre-recorded presentation. The Math and CVI study group met on December 7 to discuss key points from Matt’s presentation and other topics related to CVI and math. Read about key takeaways from Visualizing Math and the corresponding discussion. You may also want to watch Matt’s first video, CVI and the Math Mind, in addition to this one.

Download the transcript to Tietjen’s Visualizing Math video.

Schedule and Topics

December 7 at 3:00 pm EST

Visualizing Math: Considerations for children with CVI

Matt Tietjen, M.Ed, CTVI, and leader in the field of CVI will develop the pre-recorded presentation and lead the live discussion on December 7 at 3:00 pm EST.

February 8 at 3:00 pm EST

How to make math accessible: Case studies

Sue Sullivan, TVI, Math & Computer Science at Perkins, and other teachers in the field will develop the pre-recorded presentation and lead the live discussion on February 8, 2022, at 3:00 pm EST.

May 3 at 3:00 pm EST

Stay tuned for more information

More information to come about the focus of this discussion! This topic will most likely be informed by what comes out of the prior study group discussions.

Want more? Watch Matt Tietjen’s CVI and the math mind

CVI Now hosted a live virtual event on CVI and the Math Mind, held in February 2021. So many visual skills and visual processing skills go into math concepts such as 1:1 counting, number sense, time, and equations. How can we approach math from a strength-based perspective, one that incorporates multisensory learning and CVI adaptations, supports, and accommodations?

Matt Tietjen, a TVI and leader in the CVI field, presented and answered parent questions about:

  • how math happens in the brain, 
  • why CVI can make math difficult,
  • neuroplasticity, potential, and opportunity for growth,
  • promising practices for helping kids with CVI learn math, including multisensory approaches and CVI adaptations and accommodations,and next steps to continue studying math and CVI.

CVI Promising Practices

Every individual with CVI has a right to life-changing access.

Learn about a wide range of promising practices that meet the unique needs of children with CVI.

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Let’s learn and support each other on this journey. Have questions? Reach out to the CVI Team today!