Paths to Literacy

for students who are blind or visually impaired

Neurological Visual Impairment in Children: Online Continuing Education Course at Salus

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Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments and O&M Specialists are invited to participate in an 8-week course through the Department of Blindness and Low Vision Studies at Salus University.
 
This course will allow participants to develop a working understanding of best practices for serving children who have neurological visual impairment, such as Cerebral/Cortical Visual Impairment and/or strokes, and their families through the application of the following principles:
  • Neuroanatomy
  • Assessment (including the CVI Range)
  • Intervention
  • Collaborative teaming
 
Instructor: Amy O'Brien, MS-Ed, TVI, VRT

Amy O'Brien is a Special Education Teacher, Teacher of the Visually Impaired, and Vision Rehabilitation Teacher. She provides itinerant services to children ages birth through 21, including those with neurological visual impairments. She has participated in extensive professional development on educating children with multiple disabilities and has received Perkins-Roman CVI Range endorsement.

Course Audience: Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments and O&M Specialists

Course Dates: October 15 through December 16

Where: Online

Cost: $295 + required text - Cortical Visual Impairment: An Approach to Assessment and Intervention, Second Edition by Christine Roman-Lantzy (AFB Press)

Credits: 25 ACVREP CEUs, 25 Act 48 Hours, Digital Badge

Be sure to register by Friday, October 12th.

A minimum of 12 registrants is required to run the course as scheduled.

Register now

Questions about this event and/or registration? Please email Janet Wilbur at: jwilbur@salus.edu