April is CVI Literacy Awareness Month. Our students with CVI are diverse learners and there is, as of yet, no one approach that works for each child, every time. How I wish there were, what a wonderful world that would be! Instead here are some ideas, recollections, tools, and promising resources.Continue reading “CVI Literacy Resources”
Along the way of raising a child with a disability, there are moments when life seems to somehow come full circle. That’s what happened one day while reading a favorite book to my son with CVI. Continue reading ““Dandelion””
“Everything is cancelled.”
All of his questions have the same response. I don’t know – everything is cancelled. We can’t do that right now – everything is cancelled. We can’t go there right now – everything is cancelled. When you have a sensory kid with CVI who exists on certainty and routine and predictability and structure, providing normalcy and certainty right now feels impossible. In this time of coronavirus, his CVI, his sensory experience, his worries, are not cancelled. Continue reading ““Coronaviress””
When it is both CVI Literacy awareness month and the time of the coronavirus, you know it is going to be a brief post. What follows is a description of one approach to early literacy and books that began with the use of familiar objects (because of the CVI characteristic, novelty) as suggested by Christine Roman-Lantzy, PhD.
Continue reading “CVI first books”
UMass Boston is accepting students into the Cortical/Cerebral Visual Impairment (CVI) graduate certificate program. Application deadline is June 1. Continue reading “CVI Graduate Certificate at UMass Boston”