The CVI Center at Perkins is changing the way the world thinks about CVI by bringing together leading voices in the field, providing comprehensive educational opportunities for professionals across the country and around the globe, building a community of parents and arming them with the resources to effectively advocate for their children, and serving as a hub for the rigorous learning and innovation that will drive systemic change. The development of the Perkins CVI Protocol is at the heart of this effort.
The Perkins CVI Protocol will change the game for those who need it most.
This groundbreaking CVI protocol (in development) is rooted in the most current scientific research and is being developed in collaboration with leading academics in the field. However, it is designed, first and foremost, for children, families, and TVIs. By building a digital tool, and embedding comprehensive learning opportunities throughout, the Perkins CVI Protocol is the first resource of its kind not only to be accessible to families and TVIs without a formal background in CVI, but it is designed to build competency for vision professionals while simultaneously addressing the unique needs of the individual child at hand.
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.