Videos Related to Visual Impairment and Blindness

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Adapting Environments for Individuals with Vision Loss Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes Darick Wright, Coordinator of the New England Eye Clinic at Perkins, speaks about adapting the environment to help maximize the use of vision. He provides guidelines for environmental modifications...
Assessing Complexity for Children with CVI Teachable Moment | Approximately 5 minutes In this video, Ellen Mazel talks about different types of complexity — complexity of object, complexity of an array, complexity of other sensory inputs, and complexity of the human face — and the...
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...
Cerebral Visual Impairment: A Brain-Based Visual Condition Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Dr. Lueck provides an overview of cerebral visual impairment and the challenges that parents and professionals face in terms of understanding how children with CVI use their vision....
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...
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...
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 addition...
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...
CVI Endorsement Interview Video Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes Cortical visual impairment, or CVI, has become the leading cause of visual impairment in children in the United States and many developed countries. Practitioners in the field, including teachers of...
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...
Ensuring a Successful Eye Exam for Individuals with Ocular Visual Impairments Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Barry Kran, O.D., FAAOD discusses the challenges of providing a successful eye exam for students with disabilities. He provides some practical information related to finding an eye...
Essential Assessments for Children Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast, Dr. Blankenship discusses the importance of using a combination of assessments: Functional Vision Assessment (FVA), Learning Media Assessment (LMA) and the Expanded Core Curriculum...
Getting to 1M: Understanding Magnification and Print Size Webinar | Approximately one hour This is one-hour webinar explores considerations when determining appropriate print/symbol size, use of a near visual acuity chart as a tool to determine print size and information about various...
Getting to Know and Training in the Use of a Monocular Telescope Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes These webcasts are a series of 6 videos of instructions on getting to know and training in the use of the monocular telescope. Video 1: Getting to Know the Monocular Telescope » In this first...
Getting Your iPad Ready For Your Student With Visual Impairments Webcast | Approximately one hour Robert Taylor, the Outreach Educational Technologist at Kansas State School for the Blind provides a three-part series of video training on getting your iPad ready for your student with visual...
iExploration: Using an iPad for Vision Stimulation Webinar | Approximately one hour This one-hour webinar presents an in-depth view of how the iPad can be used to provide vision stimulation to young children with varying degrees of visual impairments, including those with...
Including Students with Albinism Webcast | Approximately 30 minutes In this webcast Perkins and NOAH (National Organization for Albinism & Hypopigmentation) are pleased to present Susan Dalton, M.S.Ed., CVRT as she shares her insights on Including Students with...
Instruction in the Use of Optical Devices Webcast | Approximately one hour Welcome to a series of three videos in a web based training series on optical device uses. This presentation is instruction in the use of optical devices. Video 1A: Instruction in the Use of Optical...

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