Paths to Literacy

for students who are blind or visually impaired

Are You a TVI Who Works with Students with CVI?

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If you are a TVI who works with students with CVI in the United States, you're invited to participate in this research study.  Your participation in this survey will help to develop better training for professionals.   

Please participate in a 15-minute survey about your work. The purpose of this study is to examine how vision educators view their roles and responsibilities with this student population. Upon completion of the survey you may enter a drawing for one of five $50 Amazon Gift Cards!  

Please click on the following link to view the informed consent and survey:  CVI Professional Practice Survey 

This survey research is being conducted by Dr. Mindy Ely, Assistant Professor, and Amy Lund, TVI and doctoral student, both in the Low Vision and Blindness Programs, Department of Special Education at Illinois State University. If you have any questions about the research, contact Mindy Ely, Withdrawal from the study can be accomplished at any time by exiting the survey. If you have any questions about your rights as a participant contact the Illinois State University Research Ethics & Compliance Office at (309) 438-5527 or

Thank you,

Amy Lund and Mindy Ely

Mindy S. Ely, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Low Vision/Blindness Programs
LIMITLESS Principal Investigator
Illinois State University
Department of Special Education
Phone: 217-899-1193