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Cortical Vision Impairment

Video series about CVI (cortical visual impairment) with strategies for assessment and intervention

In this webcast from Perkins School for the Blind, Ellen Mazel, M.Ed., talks about the diagnosis of cortical vision impairment (CVI) and the resulting implications. Ellen shares strategies for assessment and intervention and emphasizes the importance of early intervention. This webcast provides excellent information for parents and teachers who are just learning about cortical vision impairment.

The webcast includes the following chapters:

  1. Introduction
  2.  Evolution of Intervention and Assessment
  3. Assessment and Strategies for CVI Characteristics
  4. The Benefit of Early Intervention

Included are specific ideas for modifications to encourage children with cortical visual impairment to look at books and other items, using strategies such as highlighting visual targets with preferred colors and reducing complexity.

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