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Strategies for Success: Working with Children with CVI

Champaign , USA

This webinar by Mindy Ely will cover the most common visual impairment in young children, Cerebral/Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI), which causes children to struggle with using visual information in a meaningful way.

Speaker Information:

Mindy Ely, MSEd, Doctoral Candidate

Presented by Mindy Ely, MS Ed, this webinar discusses the most common visual impairment in young children, Cerebral/Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI), which causes children to struggle with using visual information in a meaningful way. Therapists from all disciplines are invited to join this webinar to learn strategies to promote visual attention while accomplishing developmental tasks within daily routines.

Discussion Includes:

  • The impact of CVI on a child's perception of visual information
  • Adapting the environment to support visual needs in young children with CVI
  • Exploring ways to help families identify a child's need for visual supports, including problem-solving solutions that support those needs in everyday activities

Early Intervention Credential Credit offered:

  • 0.5 Contact Hour in Atypical Child Development AND
  • 1 Contact Hour in Intervention

Event sponsored by the Early Intervention Training Program at the University of Illinois.

Cost:

$10

Early Intervention Training Program at the University of Illinois

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