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Understanding & Supporting Students with CVI

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Presenter: Chris Russell MS. Ed., TVI, CVI Range-Endorsed Project Coordinator, New York DB Collaborative

When: Friday, February 15, 2019  8:30 am- 3:30pm 

Location: Statewide Programs for the Deaf, Hard of Hearing & Deaf-Blind 

Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI) is the leading cause of visual impairment in children in the western hemisphere. Children with CVI present with unique visual behavioral characteristics, across a range of visual functioning and adaptive needs. These sessions provide content based on the CVI Range approach to functional vision assessment and educational interventions developed by Dr. Roman-Lantzy. 

Session 1—CVI: An Introduction to Characteristics, Phases & Assessment                                                      PDMS Section #50287 8:30-10:30 

Session 2—CVI: Focus on Alternative & Augmentative Communication                                                           PDMS Section #50288 10:45-12:00 

Session 3—CVI: Focus on Educational Program Development, Curriculum Adaptations & Functional Routines   PDMS Section #50289 1:00-3:30

The CVI Session Descriptions  gives a full description of each of the three sessions.

For more information contact Karen Robinson 302-454-2305 or

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