Paths to Literacy

for students who are blind or visually impaired

Chris Russell

Chris Russell

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

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Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI): A Fact Sheet for Families & Professionals Resources 11/09/2020