Discover tips, resources and articles to support you and your child with Cortical/Cerebral Visual Impairment.

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CVI (Cortical Visual Impairment) and LOVE

Your child’s literacy journey is unique and an opportunity to make it a one-of-a-kind experience. LOVE is an easy model that families can use when supporting their child with CVI […]

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CVI Now: A Perkins School for the Blind Resource 

What is CVI?  Cerebral/Cortical Visual Impairment, or CVI, is the leading cause of childhood blindness and low vision. CVI is a lifelong, brain-based visual impairment that a recent study shows […]

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Cortical/Cerebral Visual Impairment in Children

What Is Cerebral/Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI)? Although vision or sight, as a sense, is primarily associated with the eyes, in reality, vision is the product of a complex system of […]

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Teaching Letter and Number Identification to Students with CVI

Did you know someone can have perfectly healthy eyes but struggle to see?  Cortical/cerebral visual impairment (CVI) is a brain-based visual impairment. It is also the leading cause of visual […]

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Behind the Scenes: Mom Creates CVI-Friendly YouTube Videos

When my pregnancy was 8 weeks along, an ultrasound found an abnormality and we first heard the diagnosis “cystic hygroma”. We spent the next 12 weeks questioning everything…and then the […]

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