CVI is the leading cause of visual impairment in children in the United States. Due to visual neuroplasticity, there is a possibility of improvement for children in the areas of visual attention and visual recognition, the key issues of CVI. This presentation will discuss diagnosis and assessment methods and appropriate strategies matched to assessment to foster this improvement. We will discuss the essential need for collaboration between medical professionals, parents, early intervention and school-based team members as it relates to diagnosis, assessment and interventions for optimal improvement.
Resources for CVI
CVI Early Connections Presentations about CVI:
Marguerite Tibaudo: Building Concept Development: Accessibility for Children with Cortical/Cerebral Visual Impairment (CVI)
Ellen Mazel:CVI: Expanding A Child’s Potential for Visual Improvement
CVI Web Resources:
CVI Hub, Perkins School for the Blind: http://www.perkinselearning.org/cvi This site has lots of resources if you do a search on “CVI”. There are opportunities for online classes, face to face classes, webcasts, webinars, Teachable Moments and articles.