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The NICU Experience Self-paced | Multiple days In this tutorial, Dr. Al Lantzy recounts the story of one family in the Western Pennsylvania Hospital’s neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). While every family’s story is unique, the 2004 journey of...
CVI and Math Self-paced | 1 day CVI Now hosted a live virtual event on CVI and Math, on February 12, 2021. Matt Tietjen, a TVI and leader in the CVI field, presented and answered parent questions about how math happens in the...
Sensory Activities: Experiences to Improve Communication and Literacy for Children with Visual and Multiple Disabilities Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial explains the importance of pairing sensory activities and communication skills for more effective learning for children with visual and multiple disabilities. It also covers strategies...
Diagnosing CVI: CVI and the Low Vision Clinic Assessment Self-paced | 1 day Register to Take This Tutorial »     CVI Now hosted a live virtual event on CVI and Low Vision Assessment on January 12, 2021 Dr. Nicole Ross, an attending optometrist at NECO Center for...
Strategies for Improving Literacy Skills in Students with CVI Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial discusses a variety of techniques and strategies that parents and teachers can use to increase literacy skills in students with a diagnosis of Cortical Visual Impairment. The focus will...
The CVI Practice Framework: An approach to Supporting Children with Cerebral Visual Impairment (CVI) Self-paced | Approximately one hour For her doctoral research, to help meet the needs of children with CVI, our presenter Dr. Nicola McDowell proposed a practice framework that can be used within an education or rehabilitation context...
Introduction to Cerebral Visual Impairment in Children: Visual Impairment Due to Damage to the Brain Online Class | Multiple weeks Features of visual impairment due to brain damage will be discussed, along with assessment of children with this condition. Methods are presented to design appropriate interventions for these...
Cortical Visual Impairment: An Overview and Understanding (in New Hampshire) Onsite Training | Multiple days 3 Day Workshop with Christine Roman-Lantzy, Ph.D. Workshop Dates: June 13, 14 & 15, 2018 (note: Wednesday – Late Start). Location: Mountain View Grand Resort — Whitefield, NH 03598. Wednesday,...
Considerations for CVI & Social Inclusion Self-paced | Approximately one hour Dr. Christine Roman Lantzy discusses special considerations for children with CVI and Social Inclusion in this 2-credit tutorial. Information presented in this webinar series can be located in Dr....
CVI and AT Self-paced | Approximately one hour CVI Now hosted a live virtual event on  on CVI and Assistive Technology (AT), held on January 5, 2021. Allie Futty, a Certified Assistive Technology Instructional Specialist (CATIS), TVI, and O&M...
O&M and CVI Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial focuses specific strategies and modifications to Orientation & Mobility for students with Cortical Visual Impairment, using their individual assessment on the CVI Range©....
.How to Help Your Child with CVI: A Self-Paced Tutorial for Parents and Professionals Self-paced | Multiple weeks     This self-paced tutorial has been developed for parents and professionals who are just beginning to learn about CVI.  In this tutorial you will view interviews with parents, engage in...
Making Distance Learning Meaningful for Learners with CVI: Creating a CVI-Friendly Digital Book Self-paced | Approximately one hour Jonathan Hooper presents strategies for making digital books for students with CVI.  Learn how to evaluate the use of images to ensure accessibility and provide strategies for reducing visual...
Ventral Stream Functions in CVI: Object and Face Perception Self-paced | Approximately one hour The ventral stream is commonly known as the “what” pathway of perception; these are pathways that carry information related to object form and recognition through the brain. Ventral stream...
Speech Pathologists and Cortical/Cerebral Visual Impairment: An Overview of the SLP's Role in Working with Children with CVI Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial addresses Cortical/Cerebral Visual Impairment (CVI) through the experience of a Speech and language Pathologist by examining the characteristics of CVI that affect speech, language,...
CVI: Considerations for Distance Learning tutorial Self-paced | Approximately one hour During the COVID-19 pandemic, families and professionals have been significantly challenged to provide child-centered, meaningful instruction and opportunities to continue to implement CVI...
Does This Child have Cerebral/Cortical Vision Impairment? Self-paced | Approximately one hour Dr. Barry Kran, OD discusses what he takes into consideration before, during, and after evaluating a patient with possible CVI.  He will also discuss how a parent and their vision care team can work...
Accessible and Meaningful Learning for Students with CVI Self-paced | 1 day Register to Take This Tutorial »     CVI Now hosted a live virtual event on CVI and Math, on March 25, 2021 Marguerite Tibaudo, Assistant Director of the CVI Project at Perkins, and a TVI...
Comparing Neuroplastic Changes in Ocular versus Cerebral Causes of Visual Impairment Self-paced | Multiple days This tutorial defines and describes neuroplasticity, and examines the differences in the brain's response to ocular and brain-based vision loss. Dr. Lotfi B. Merabet uses functional magnetic...
Creating IEPs for Students with CVI Self-paced | Multiple weeks This self-paced tutorial will look at the terminology related to IEPs as well as assessment and eligibility for special education services.  In addition, the importance of including the expanded core...

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