Three-day blended workshop — Dates: April 7, 8, and 15, 2020 Early bird expires on March 31, 2020
This course will focus on cortical visual impairment (CVI): causes, assessment and strategies for access and improvement of vision for students with CVI. Current theories will be explored.
Participants will come to understand the unique visual behaviors and learning needs of children with CVI.
With well thought out assessment using the only available assessment tool, the CVI Range, participants will take a close look at those visual behaviors, to determine function vision within the visual characteristics. After assessment those visual needs will be targeted for necessary environmental adaptations and strategies.
Roman Lantzy, C. A. (2018). 2nd Edition. Cortical Visual Impairment: An Approach to Assessment and Intervention. New York: American Foundation for the Blind.
List price: $64.95 print; eLearning: $38.45; electronic formats: $45.95
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PDPs, CEs, ACVREP, CTLEs, ASHA or AOTA CEUs
- Name four causes of CVI.
- Identify the characteristics of visual behaviors in students with CVI.
- Identify the different three phases of CVI.
- Identify specific goals for each phase of CVI.
- Name two current theorists and compare theories.
- Gain a working knowledge of assessment of students.
- Develop strategies for learning and environmental intervention teaching students with CVI from the assessment.
- Match assessment results with adaptations to literacy.
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Contact PerkinsTrainingCenter@perkins.org or call 617.972.7712 for more information.
Payment must be received and confirmed in order to secure your participation.
Cancellations within 2 weeks of workshop will receive 50% fee refund.
Cancellations within 48 hours of workshop will not be given a refund.
Ellen Mazel has been paid by Perkins to develop this course and is also paid to be the instructor.
She has no nonfinancial relationships to disclose.
This workshop is offered for 1.8 ASHA CEUs (Introductory Level, Professional area).
|Perkins School for the Blind is approved by the Continuing Education board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to provide continuing education activities in speech-language pathology and audiology. See the course information for number of ASHA CEUs, instructional level, and content area. ASHA CE Provider approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedures.|
This workshop is offered for 1.8 AOTA CEUs.
The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.