September is CVI Awareness Month

September is CVI Awareness Month
September is CVI Awareness Month

September is the first official CVI Awareness Month. Cortical visual impairment (CVI) has been the leading cause of visual impairment in children in the U.S. since the 1990s. CVI is the public health crisis that you haven’t heard of. For parents of children with cortical visual impairment, every day – every medical appointment, every school meeting, every therapy appointment, every inquiry from a well meaning, random stranger – is about CVI Awareness. Continue reading “September is CVI Awareness Month”

Call to action: assault on children with CVI

CVI Parents, does your child benefit from the use of the CVI Range assessment? Does your child’s team rely on the CVI Range in an early intervention or educational setting? Does the CVI Range help the adults in your child’s life understand his/her vision better? Does your child require the CVI Range in order to have visual access to the curriculum? Does your child with CVI require the CVI Range in order to receive a Free and Appropriate Public Education (FAPE)? Mine does. Continue reading “Call to action: assault on children with CVI”