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Making books accessible to children with CVI and multiple disabilities

Make an early childhood book accessible to children who are blind or who have CVI (Cortical Visual Impairment) or multiple disabilities.

A graphic that enables parents to understand how children with CVI process visual information.

What Do Children with CVI See?

Optical illusion lost cow - so hard to see the first time, but easier each time after. Great way to explain CVI to parents. We give a copy of this to each family with a child who is cortically visually impaired. Pinned by VRRF

Module 13. Strategies for Improving Literacy Skills in Children with CVI. Diane Sheline. 54 minutes. This webinar discusses a variety of techniques & strategies that teachers can use to increase literacy skills in students w/ CVI. The focus will be on strategies for students functioning in the CVI Range of Phase III; however some pre-reading techniques will be discussed for students in Phase II. Learn a variety of ideas to increase the motivation level of your students & make reading fun!

Tutorial - Strategies for Improving Literacy Skills in Students with CVI, by Diane Sheline

Characteristic Behaviors of CVI.

Cortical Visual Impairment and the Evaluation of Functional Vision

Overview of CVI (Cortical Visual Impairment) with diagnosis, characteristic behaviors, evaluating functional vision, and intervention strategies

Children with Cortical Visual Impairment (#CVI) usually respond best to materials that are not overly cluttered or visually complex. This easy-to-assemble book uses a single shape with slight variations in color, placement, and number.

Children with Cerebral Visual Impairment (CVI) usually respond best to materials that are not overly cluttered or visually complex. This easy-to-assemble book uses a single shape with slight variations in color, placement, and number.

Apps for kids with CVI:  Using the iPad with Students with Visual and Multiple Disabilities

Suggestions for iPad apps for students with cortical visual impairment (CVI) or who are visually impaired with multiple disabilities.

Multi-step object calendar system for students with visual impairments and multiple disabilities

Multi-Step Object Calendar System

This video provides a brief overview of the use of a multi-step object system for students who are ready to move on from a single object system. Megan demonstrates several adaptations to aid in gaining visual attention.

Tips and activities to make "Goodnight Moon" accessible to children with visual impairments and multiple disabilities

Tips and activity ideas to make Goodnight Moon accessible to children with visual impairments and multiple disabilities

Top 10 tips for teaching students with multiple disabilities & visual impairments (MDVI, VIMD)

Top 10 tips for teaching students with multiple disabilities & visual impairments (MDVI, VIMD). Children with disabilities can learn and do things in their own ways.

app for those with cortical visual impairment (CVI). This innovative app allows the user to create two-dimensional object identification tasks using their own photos and voice.

app for those with cortical visual impairment (CVI). This innovative app allows the user to create two-dimensional object identification tasks using their own photos and voice.

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