CVI Now hosted a live virtual event about the new Perkins CVI Protocol, a digital assessment system and educational roadmap. Ellen Mazel, Marguerite Tibaudo, and Ilse Willems discussed the goals, development process, and components of the Perkins CVI Protocol, and answered a lot of great questions from CVI parents and individuals.
The CVI Center at Perkins is developing a new, comprehensive CVI assessment system that reflects the most cutting-edge research and a whole-child focused approach, providing the best possible data and support for all children with CVI.
The Perkins CVI Protocol will be a digital assessment system and educational roadmap for the whole child. The CVI Protocol fills an important need in the field—it is a tool that supports every child, regardless of their manifestation of CVI, and teaches every professional, regardless of their prior knowledge of CVI.
This digital tool offers more than just a functional vision assessment—it will create a series of reports to help parents, TVIs, school systems, and medical professionals understand and meet the unique needs of each individual child with CVI.
The Perkins CVI Protocol is in development. Stay tuned for information about the release of the various elements of this comprehensive assessment system.
The Perkins CVI Protocol will
The Perkins CVI Protocol will include embedded CVI learning at every step to ensure all professionals, even those without a deep knowledge of CVI, are able to access and use this CVI protocol to best inform the most appropriate and effective educational programming for children with CVI.