September is CVI Awareness Month!

September has been designated as the month to spread awareness about CVI), which is the leading cause of visual impairment in the United States.

NOTE: Information gathered in 2020 and some research has changed and updated.

September has been declared CVI Awareness Month!  As the leading cause of visual impairment in children in the United States and other developed countries, teachers, therapists, families, medical professionals, and other members of the community have been trying to raise awareness about this condition.  While all children are different, we offer many strategies for literacy activities and modifications on this website.  In addition, CVI Now has many useful resources.

Here are some places to get started:

What Is CVI?

Parent Websites

See these resources that are specific to the needs of students with cortical/cerebral visual impairment for literacy instruction.

Use the hashtag #CVIAwareness to help to spread the word!

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