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WEBINAR: Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI) - New Research in CVI and Implications to Teaching and Learning

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Facilitator(s): Christine Roman-Lantzy
Date:December 20, 2017
Time:3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Cost:
No charge
Location: Virtual
Type:
Webinar
Course code: 18-IE-199

Target Audience

Teachers of the Blind/Visually Impaired, Speech Language Pathologists and Occupational Therapists working with BVI students

About this learning opportunity

Dr. Christine Roman-Lantzy, a leading researcher and author in the area of cortical visual impairment (CVI) is also the author of an amazing CVI resource: Cortical Visual Impairment: An Approach to Assessment & Intervention. She provides learning teams working with children, with CVI, a manageable and functional approach to assessment and intervention. Dr. Roman’s approach focuses on success for each and every child as well as a way to track and document this success.

In this webinar Dr. Roman will discuss her new research on CVI and the implications it may have on teaching and learning. 

This webcast features Dr. Christine Roman presenting an overview of Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI).

This learning opportunity is being provided through funding from Alberta Education.

About the facilitator(s)

Dr. Christine Roman-Lantzy was an Assistant Professor and Coordinator of the Program in Visual Impairment at Marshall University in S. Charleston, WV from 1999-2005. She is currently the Director of The Pediatric View Program at The Western Pennsylvania Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA.  She runs the CVI Resource Website, where she offers families and professionals a reliable method to contact her for information or support regarding children with CVI. She has been working in the field of visual impairment since 1973, first as an itinerant teacher and O&M specialist in the public schools and later, in university settings preparing future teachers of the visually impaired. Her training in medically fragile, high-risk infants led her to develop a parallel career as an infant development specialist in a neonatal intensive care setting. Her understanding of children with CVI is a result of the joining of her work in both educational and medical settings.