2015 CVI Symposium

The 1st Perkins CVI Symposium, 2015 May 28 - 29, 2015

The 1st Perkins CVI Symposium, 2015

May 28 – 29, 2015
Co-sponsored by Massachusetts Commission for the Blind 


CVI by the Numbers , Paul Saner, Commissioner of MCB, & Luis Nolasco

Cortical Visual Impairment Overview, Darick Wright, MA, CLVTD, COMS & Barry Kran, O.D., FAAOD

 Cortical Visual Impairment and the Evaluation of Functional Vision, Changes with Age & Implications of the Assessment

Importance of Early Identification and Referral of Children and Adults with or At-Risk for CVI, Ellen Mazel. M.Ed., TVI & Tracy Evans-Luiselli

Early Intervention for Children with CVI, Low Vision and Multiple Disabilities-Current Trends for OT, PT, O & M & RT , Brenda Allair, M.Ed., TVI

Special Education Teachers and IEPs for Students with CVI, Teri Turgeon, M.Ed., TVI 

Adult CVI/Acquired Brain Injury, Dr. Kara Gagnon

Comparing How the Brain Re-wires Itself in Ocular Blindness and Cortical/Cerebral Visual Impairment (CVI) , Dr. Lotfi Merabet

Functional RT and O & M Strategies and Environmental Adaptations, Michelle Antinarelli, COMS

Adaptive Technology Assessments for Individuals with Acquired Brain Injury and Vision Loss, William Hersh, M.Ed., MSLVR, CLVT

Preparing for Transition, Tracy Evans-Luiselli, Ed.D.

CVI Consumer Perspective, Cory Palazzi, Rehabilitation Advisory Council

Related videos:

By BaileyM

Student's finger dragging a letter to the bubbled letter in the Bubbly CVI literacy app.

Student tech observations: Bubbly app

Music staff with notes and long cane.

Cane Songs

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