If you have not already seen it, ‘This Type of Blindness Technically Isn’t an Eye Problem’ is a wonderful article on cortical visual impairment (CVI). And it is written by a parent, Amy Whipple. It includes a good explanation of CVI, and a summary of Christine Roman-Lantzy and her life’s work on CVI. Most of us do not know where our children would be without her dedication and study of our child’s disability. Continue reading “‘This Type of Blindness Technically Isn’t an Eye Problem’, parent article on CVI”
Upcoming training on Phase III CVI, in Maryland, below is a link to registration page:
“Cortical Visual Impairment, A Focus on Phase III Learners”
Presenter: Dr. Christine Roman-Lantzy
June 19 – 23, 2017
This workshop is designed to provide assessment and educational information regarding Cortical Visual Impairment, specifically for children who score in Phase III on The CVI Range. Participants will gain knowledge and skill to better identify, assess, and educate children who have CVI. This is NOT an introductory CVI course!
The Institute is designed for participants who have experience and prior knowledge of CVI. This is not an introductory course!
The course content is specifically relevant for individuals who live or work with children who have cortical visual impairment with or without other disabilities. This Institute is designed to meet the needs of regular and special educators, family members, related service providers, administrators, teachers of the visually impaired, and teachers of the deaf/hard-of-hearing who work directly or indirectly with students with dual sensory impairments and/or cortical visual impairment, Phase III.
2017 Institute Schedule
Monday – Friday, June 19 – 23, 2017
8:30 – 9:00 am Registration and continental breakfast
9:00 am – 12:00 pm Institute Program
12:00 – 1:00pm Lunch (on your own)
1:00-4:30 pm Institute Program
CVI, A Focus on Phase III Learners link to info and registration page.