Parents know how difficult math concepts can be for some of our kids with CVI. So many visual skills and visual processing skills go into math concepts such as 1:1 counting, number sense, time, and equations. We also know that our kids are very capable and have workarounds for a wide range of tasks in life. How can we approach math from a strength-based perspective, one that incorporates multisensory learning and CVI adaptations, supports, and accommodations?
CVI Now hosted a live virtual event on CVI and the Math Mind, held on February 12, 2021. Matt Tietjen, a TVI and leader in the CVI field, presented and answered parent questions about
Exploring the intersection of math and CVI is new territory in the CVI field, so Matt had a lot to discuss and share. Matt presents for about 90 minutes and the Q&A begins at the 1:42 time stamp.
Matt Tietjen, TVI and M.Ed, is an education consultant and teacher of students with visual impairments in Connecticut. Matt is a leader in the CVI field. He developed the What’s the Complexity Framework that enables educational teams to evaluate and address barriers to a visually accessible school day. Matt also created the 2D Image Assessment, a tool that evaluates what your child’s most accessible two-dimensional images are for learning. Matt is passionate about teaching families and educators about CVI and partnering with them to create CVI-driven educational programs.
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