There are 8 sessions included in this training module that describe the condition of cortical/cerebral visual impairment, its causes and associated medical conditions, and the educational and development impacts of brain-based visual impairment.
Course participants will study the work of leading researchers, educators, and practitioners in the field of brain-based visual impairment, including Dr. Gordon Dutton, Judy Endicott, Dr. Creig Hoyt, Dr. Amanda Lueck, Ellen Mazel, Dr. Nicola McDowell, Dr. Lotfi Merabet, Peg Palmer, Tammy Reisman, Dr. Christine Roman-Lantzy, Diane Sheline, Marguerite Tibaudo, Matt Tietjen and more.
40 PDPs, CEs, ACVREP, CTLEs, OSPIs
4.7 ASHA, AOTA
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Due to the high demand for this course, we are unable to refund fees to participants who withdraw after the course start date. Please review the schedule and syllabus for this course to be sure that you will be able to participate fully.
As a result of the learning experiences in the course participants will be able to describe and explain:
- critical differences between ocular and neurological forms of visual impairment
- the role of neuro-visual plasticity in improvements in functional vision for individuals with CVI
- diagnostic criteria used to identify CVI
- the importance of knowing the medical causes of CVI as an important key to diagnosis of CVI
- the function of both the anterior and posterior visual systems
- the function and behaviors associated with dorsal and ventral stream visual processing
- key factors associated with each visual behavior
- educational implications of the visual behaviors associated with CVI
- the rationale for a CVI-specific functional vision assessment
- methods to integrate CVI Evaluation results into the IEP.
- challenges and supports of social learning & interaction for individuals with CVI.
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