What is the leading cause of blindness?

The leading cause of childhood blindness is called Cerebral/Cortical Visual Impairment, or CVI, and it impacts over 150,000 children in the U.S. alone. CVI is widely misunderstood and under-diagnosed. But the good news is, with early intervention, children with CVI can learn to see more.

What’s it like to have CVI?

CVI is based in the brain, rather than the eyes. Every person with CVI experiences their world differently. We put together this guide to illustrate the unique complexities of living with the leading cause of childhood blindness.