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John Ravenscroft, PhD

Chair of Childhood Visual Impairment, The University of Edinburgh


Professor John Ravenscroft, PhD (Chair of Childhood Visual Impairment) is a Psychologist, Educationalist, and uses philosophy into his work. Professor Ravenscroft is Director of the Scottish Sensory Centre, which provides career Long Professional Development for Teachers of Children with Sensory Impairment. He is based at the Moray House School of Education and Sport, University of Edinburgh and he is also the current Editor in Chief of the British Journal of Visual Impairment. He is the President of the International Council for Educators of Children with Visual Impairment (ICEVI) Europe) and lectures on cerebral visual impairment, inclusive education as well as research methods. He is known for his work on cerebral visual impairment and his “Conversations about CVI” have been views thousands of times on YouTube. Professor Ravenscroft is often found on twitter and welcomes any discussion about the nature of representation.


Disclosures for 2024 CVI Conference: Building Meaningful Recognition
John Ravenscroft is not being paid for his presentation, but his registration fees are being waived.

John Ravenscroft does not have any nonfinancial relationships to disclose.