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Color Highlighting for Children with CVI Teachable Moment | Approximately 5 minutes In this video, Ellen Cadigan Mazel talks about color highlighting for children with Cortical Visual Impairment. Color highlighting really helps children with visual motor functions and for increased...
Common Core State Standards: Challenges for Teachers of Students who are Visually Impaired Webinar | Approximately one hour This session examines the elements that make the Common Core State Standards different from previous state standards, and the challenges they present for students with visual impairments....
Communication for Children and Students Who are Deafblind: An Overview of Methods, Assessments, and Technology Webinar | Approximately one hour A deaf-blind person's quality of life depends on communication that is clear, concise and accessible from birth. This presentation provides information on the development of meaningful communication...
Communication Technology for Persons Who Are Deafblind Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Jerry Berrier provides an overview of a variety of communication technologies for individuals who are deafblind. Jerry presents a historical view of different devices that have been...
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...
Compensatory Skills: Essential Considerations for Learning Webinar | Approximately one hour The child with a visual impairment uses residual vision, hearing, touch, smell and taste to learn about the world. These senses are the access points for learning. This webinar discusses how these...
Complexity in Phase 1 of CVI Teachable Moment | Approximately 5 minutes In this video, Ellen Mazel talks about how complexity affects children in phase 1 of Cortical Visual Impairment, as measured on Christine Roman's CVI range. Mazel look at the different kinds of...
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...
Conversations: Connecting and Learning With Persons Who Are Deafblind Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes Barbara Miles, a well-known author and lecturer, discusses the methodology of conversations in connecting and learning with students who are deafblind. Miles encourages people to duplicate the...
Cortical Vision Impairment: Assessment and Intervention Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes Ellen Mazel discusses how the vision is processed in a child with cortical vision impairment (CVI), how the child understands the visual part of their world, and the importance of early intervention...
Cortical Visual Impairment and the Evaluation of Functional Vision Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes This webcast features Dr. Christine Roman presenting an overview of cortical visual impairment (CVI). Dr. Roman talks about the importance of early diagnosis and common diagnostic issues. In...
Cortical/Cerebral Visual Impairment, Part 1 Webinar | Approximately one hour This first session of the presentation covers the causes, definition and classification of cortical/cerebral visual impairment and is presented by staff of the New England Eye Low Vision Clinic at...
Cortical/Cerebral Visual Impairment, Part 2 Webinar | Approximately one hour This second session provides case presentation of individuals with cortical/cerebral visual impairment. The first session covers the causes, definition and classification of cortical/cerebral visual...
Crafting the Best IEP for Your Child Who is Blind or Visually Impaired Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Tim Pennington provides advice to parents regarding IEPs and how to negotiate the process to obtain the best result for their child. As a parent of two girls who are visually...
Creating Vocational Portfolios for Adolescents with Significant Disabilities Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes Mary Zatta takes a look at vocational portfolios and the transition process and how portfolios can be used to help students move into adult life. The portfolios provide a means for students to self-...
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 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...

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