Brain-Based Visual Impairment: An Overview


This micro-credential is awarded to individuals who have successfully completed and passed the Brain-Based Visual Impairment: An Overview blended workshop. This blended workshop provides participants with the opportunity to become familiar with the patterns of dysfunction associate with brain-based visual impairment and identify some assessment methods and compensatory strategies for children with this diagnosis.


In order to earn this micro-credential, participants will demonstrate achievement of the learning outcomes outline below.

Learning Outcomes/Objectives

Participants will:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of patterns of dysfunction associated with cerebral visual impairment.
  2. Identify methods of assessment for children who have cerebral visual impairment.
  3. Identify compensatory strategies that increase participation in and access to school, home, and community environments for children who have cerebral visual impairment.
  4. Identify ways in which the effects of cerebral visual impairment in individual children might affect their performance in pre-academic, academic, functional academic tasks as well as activities of daily living and orientation and mobility.

Courses Offered

An in-depth exploration of the brain and cortical/cerebral visual impairment

Professional Development Offering

This workshop discuss different ways in which Cerebral Visual Impairment (CVI) manifests in children and what to look for when a child is diagnosed with it

Professional Development Offering