Webinars for CVI

The CVI AAC Matrix Webinar | Approximately one hour The AAC/CVI Matrix is an instrument designed for educational teams and families to match a student’s CVI Range score (by Phase) with their current expressive language levels (based on the...
An Approach to Sensory Balance Webinar | Approximately one hour The Learning Media Assessment was originally designed for individuals with ocular visual impairment, to identify a primary and secondary method for accessing literacy. While the LMA outlined...
Becoming a Team to Build Understanding of CVI Webinar | 1 day He was looking at lights. He was just looking at me for short periods of time. He hated baby toys.  He didn’t like being outside. We tried to pretend everything was normal. Burju Sari is the proud...
Building Strategies Around CVI Phases Webinar | Approximately one hour This one-hour webinar presents a careful assessment around the 10 characteristics of CVI help staff and parents understand the unique learning needs for each CVI Phase. They can then build strategies...
Comparing Neuroplastic Changes in Ocular versus Cerebral Causes of Visual Impairment Webinar | Approximately one hour Dr. Merabet's one hour webinar presentation defines and describes neuroplasticity, and examines the differences in the brain's response to ocular and brain-based vision loss. He brings this complex...
Considerations for CVI & Social Inclusion Parts 1 and 2 Webinar | Approximately one hour Dr. Christine Roman Lantzy discusses special considerations for children with CVI and Social Inclusion.  This is a 2 part series. Information presented in this webinar series can be located in Dr....
Considerations for Reducing Complexity with the Home Webinar | Approximately one hour   Marguerite Tibaudo reviews the complications that complex environments pose for children who have CVI, specifically targeting the home environment, and provide discussion points on the development...
CVI and AAC Webinar | Approximately one hour CVI Now hosted a live virtual event on CVI and communication with a focus on Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC), held on October 28, 2020. Sylvia Mangan, Speech Language Pathologist,...
CVI and AT Webinar | 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...
CVI and Deafblindness Webinar | Approximately one hour This presentation is presented in 2 parts.   Among children with combined vision and hearing loss (deafblindness), cortical visual impairment (CVI) is the most common condition of visual impairment...
CVI and O&M Webinar | Approximately one hour There is a lot that concerns parents of children with CVI, but one thing, in particular, stands out. How will their kids be able to safely and independently navigate all the environments they...
CVI and Remote Learning Webinar | Approximately one hour There is a lot to consider when working with kids with CVI in a remote learning setting. CVI Now hosted a live virtual event on CVI and Remote Learning on September 29, 2020. In this video you'll...
CVI and Visual Fatigue Webinar | Approximately one hour Visual fatigue is likely one of the most common shared experiences among individuals with CVI. Research shows that there is a neurological and physiological reason why individuals with CVI become...
CVI From a Parent's Perspective Webinar | Approximately one hour Ten years ago, Rebecca Davis and her family began their CVI journey with their daughter Eliza. Rebecca notices that families with CVI still have the questions she did, and go through those same...
CVI: Considerations for Distance Learning Webinar | 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...
CVI: Considerations for Distance part 2 Phase III Webinar | Approximately one hour The use of technology (video conferencing, screen mirroring, and general use of tablets and screens) for remote instruction presents its own unique challenges to meet the needs of individual students...
CVI: The IEP and Educational Program Development Webinar | Approximately one hour Children and youth with CVI present with unique visual behavioral characteristics, across a range of visual functioning and adaptive needs. Due to the nature of this neurologically-based visual...
Determining Service Levels for Learners with CVI Using the Visual Impairment Scale of Service Intensity Webinar | Approximately one hour   The Visual Impairment Scale of Service Intensity (VISSIT) is a research-based tool developed to help TVIs determine the appropriate type and amount of service for a student with a visual...
Does This Child have Cerebral/Cortical Vision Impairment? Webinar | 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...
Early Intervention and CVI: Using “Idea Sheets” with Families in Natural Routines Webinar | Approximately one hour Early and accurate identification of neurological visual impairment is critical to approaching the improvement of functional vision through early brain plasticity in the first year of life.  This...

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