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#CVI (Cortical Visual Impairment or Cerebral Visual Impairment) is a neurological disorder, which results in unique visual responses to people, educational materials, and to the environment. #CVI is the most common visual impairment among children; many children with CVI have additional disabilities as well. #CVILiteracy #CVIAwareness

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Tips to make group Zoom lessons more CVI-friendly for children with cortical visual impairment Visual Impairment, Home Schooling, Blind, Distance, Paths, Literacy, Preschool, English, Student

Tips to Make Group Zoom Lessons More CVI-Friendly

Basic, broad recommendations I shared with teachers who are holding group zoom meetings with students with CVI (cortical visual impairment)

These videos are designed for children with cortical visual impairment, using movement, bubble words, reduced visual complexity to present familiar stories and songs. Multiple Disabilities, Learning Disabilities, Visually Impaired Activities, Environmental Print, Visual Impairment, French Education, Vision Therapy, Preschool Special Education, Sensory Integration

CVI-Friendly Videos

These videos are designed for children with cortical visual impairment, using movement, bubble words, reduced visual complexity to present familiar stories and songs.

CVI-friendly videos for children with cortical visual impairment, using high contrast solid black backgrounds with reduced visual complexity, movement, and bubble words. Multiple Disabilities, Learning Disabilities, Solid Black Background, Environmental Print, Visual Impairment, Chicka Chicka, Preschool Special Education, File Folder Games, Wheels On The Bus

CVI-friendly videos for children with cortical visual impairment, using high contrast solid black backgrounds with reduced visual complexity, movement, and bubble words.

While You Are Home: Activities for Children with CVI (cortical visual impairment): Ideas from Dr. Health Activities, Preschool Learning Activities, Home Activities, Teaching Kids, Preschool Special Education, Natural Sleep Remedies, Natural Remedies, You Are Home, Visual Impairment

While You Are Home: Activities for Children with CVI

Activity ideas from Dr. Christine Roman for students with cortical visual impairment (CVI) in each of the three different phases. Photos of prototypes by Diane Sheline

Cerebral Visual Impairment: Free Training Lessons from CVI Scotland Visually Impaired Activities, Occipital Lobe, Eye Anatomy, Visual Impairment, Apraxia, Online Lessons, Facial Recognition, Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Visual Impairment: Free Training Lessons from CVI Scotland

CVI Scotland offers a series of free online training lessons, which are designed to teach people from any background the basics about cerebral visual impairment.

Practical tips for using a CVI overlay in a child's school day for students with cortical visual impairment, Phase III. Teaching Vowels, Visual Impairment, Facial Expressions, Body Language, School Days, Overlays, Paths, Literacy, Students

Tips on Using a CVI Overlay in a Child’s School Day

Tips on using a CVI Overlay with children with cortical visual impairment, Phase III based on the 10 characteristics of CVI, identified by Dr. Christine Roman-Lantzy

an Active Learning approach with learners with CVI (Cortical Visual Impairment): video demonstrations Sensory Activities, Classroom Activities, Learning Activities, Classroom Ideas, Visually Impaired Activities, Multiple Disabilities, Learning Disabilities, Cause And Effect Activities, Pediatric Occupational Therapy

CVI Videos

A website devoted to providing information about Dr. Lilli Nielsen's Active Learning approach in educating individuals who are developmentally delayed.

Guidelines to develop language and literacy skills with outcomes and best practices for preschool and elementary school children with CVI (cortical visual impairment) and complex communication needs. Literacy Skills, Literacy Activities, Developmental Disabilities, School Children, Best Practice, Speech And Language, Elementary Schools, Communication, Preschool

Developing Language and Literacy Skills: Outcomes and Best Practices for Preschool and Elementary School Children with CVI and Complex Communication Needs

Guiding Principles and Resources for Adapting Literacy Activities for Preschool and Elementary School Children with Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI) and Complex Communication Needs

A parent shares her experience of making the transition from real objects to partial objects to photos with a child with CVI (cortical visual impairment) # Parenting photos Transitioning from an Object Schedule System to Photos for a Child with CVI Craft Room Storage, Craft Organization, Organizing Life, Paper Storage, Visually Impaired Activities, Schedule Board, Multiple Disabilities, Light Board, Visual Learning

Transitioning from an Object Schedule System to Photos for a Child with CVI

A parent shares her experience of helping her son with cortical visual impairment (CVI) move from using a calendar with real objects to tactile cards with object symbols or partial objects to photographs over the course of 4 years.

This CVI Holiday gift list has great ideas for Christmas or Hanukkah presents for children with cortical visual impairment! Christmas Gifts For Coworkers, Kids Christmas, Holiday Gifts, Activities For Adults, Infant Activities, Presents For Kids, Gifts For Kids, Visually Impaired Activities, Visual Impairment

CVI Holiday Gift List (sorry, no pom poms)

Holiday gift ideas for children with CVI (cortical visual impairment) in Phase I, II, III

This video from Dr. Christine Roman explores CVI & Autism: Shared Behaviors, Not Diagnoses Autism Causes, Autism Diagnosis, White Matter, Eye Exam, Dna Test, Children With Autism, Medical Conditions, Disorders, Behavior

This video from Dr. Christine Roman explores CVI & Autism: Shared Behaviors, Not Diagnoses

September is month! Cortical visual impairment (CVI) is the leading cause of visual impairment in children in the United States. Visual Impairment, School Readiness, Epilepsy, You Are Invited, Blind, Teaching Ideas, Paths, Literacy, September

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Where to go next Where is the Red Gift Bag? Three Bright Red Pom Poms Lined Up in a Row Three Silver Pie Tins and One Red Puff One Yellow Slinky Bouncing Up and Down Five Little Lights Getting Ready for School: CVI-Friendly Pegboard Book Clifford's Family: Modified Version My Favorite Things

Get started learning about literacy for children with CVI (Cortical Visual Impairments) with this overview and implications for different phases Physical Education Games, Special Education Classroom, Health Education, Sensory Activities, Preschool Activities, Sensory Rooms, Visually Impaired Activities, Emergent Literacy, Vision Therapy

An Overview of Literacy for Children with CVI

Guidelines on modifying books and other literacy materials and activities for children with cortical visual impairment (CVI)

Find out how to adapt literacy materials for a Kindergarten student with CVI (cortical visual impairment) Phase III using apps and iBooks. Visual Impairment, Cvc Words, Cut And Paste, Phase 2, Book Activities, Special Education, Vermont, Blind, Worksheets

Adapting Literacy Materials for a Kindergarten Student with CVI Phase III

Tips and guidelines to adapt literacy materials for a Kindergarten student with cortical visual impairment (CVI) Phase III

Environmental modifications in the classroom can help students with cortical visual impairment (CVI) to function more independently. Many of these modifications could benefit other students as well, by reducing visual clutter and complexity. Learning Support, Visual Learning, Learning Activities, Classroom Environment, Classroom Themes, Visually Impaired Activities, Special Needs Teaching, Student Teaching, Teaching Tips

Sample Classroom Modifications for Students with CVI

Environmental modifications in the classroom can help students with cortical visual impairment (CVI) to function more independently. Many of these modifications could benefit other students as well, by reducing visual clutter and complexity.

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