Spring Session runs from April 20, 2020 to May 24, 2020 for 5 weeks. No live meeting date for this course!
This course will provide an overview and additional practice in reliably scoring the CVI Range. The CVI Range is a functional vision assessment for children with cortical visual impairment (CVI) that determines the degree of effect of the visual and behavioral characteristics associated with CVI.
Course participants will be provided with information about assessment materials and procedures, and will be provided with multiple opportunities to score the CVI Range. Participants will learn how to reliably score both sections of The CVI Range, i.e., Across-CVI Characteristics Assessment Method and Within-CVI Characteristics Assessment Method.
Instruction will be focused on assessment for children in all three Phases of CVI.
Roman Lantzy, C. A. (2018). 2nd Edition. Cortical Visual Impairment: An Approach to Assessment and Intervention. New York: American Foundation for the Blind. To order this book, please contact APH Customer Service at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1.800.223.1839
PDPs, CEs, ACVREP, CTLEs, OSPI
You will become more cognizant of:
- CVI characteristics, and the progression towards resolution for each characteristic, including fully present, fully resolved, and 0.25, 0.5, and 0.75 scores on Within-CVI Characteristics Assessment Method section of the CVI Range.
- The meaning of R, +/-, +, and – scoring of the Across-CVI Characteristics Method section of the CVI Range.
You will become better able to:
- Reliably score the the Within-CVI Characteristics Method section of the CVI Range.
- Reliably score the Across-CVI Characteristics Method section of the CVI Range.
- Reliably score the CVI Range for a Phase I, Phase II, and Phase III student.
You will become more competent in your ability to:
- Provide an appropriate functional vision assessment for children with CVI.
- Provide a reliable score on the CVI Range.
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