Chris Russell is the Project Coordinator for the New York Deaf-Blind Collaborative, and has experience as a classroom teacher and Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI) working with children who have visual impairments and additional disabilities including deaf-blindness and cortical visual impairment. Chris specializes in severe and multiple disabilities including deaf-blindness, curriculum adaptations for children with visual impairments and additional disabilities, and instructional strategies supporting communication development for children with pre-symbolic communication.
Chris presents widely in NY and nationally on educational implications of deaf-blindness, cortical visual impairment, curriculum adaptations, and communication development for children with pre-symbolic communication. He has the Perkins-Roman CVI Range Endorsement and serves as co-instructor with Dr. Roman on the Perkins E-Learning CVI and CVI: Phase III courses.
Posts by Chris Russell
|Title||Type of Post||Created on|
|Visually-Guided Reach for Children with CVI and Motoric Challenges||Blog entry||03/01/2021|
|Supporting Communication for Learners who are Deaf-Blind and/or have Multiple Disabilities||Resources||02/16/2021|
|Complexity of Array for Children and Youth with CVI||Blog entry||01/24/2021|
|Template for Functional Vision Assessment (FVA) for Students with CVI||Blog entry||12/02/2020|
|Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI): A Fact Sheet for Families & Professionals||Resources||11/09/2020|
|Biobehavioral States and Availability for Learning||Resources||04/13/2016|