Websites

Websites:

American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus   http://www.aapos.org/terms/conditions/40

Boston Children’s Hospital: Cortical Visual Imairment in Children http://www.childrenshospital.org/conditions-and-treatments/conditions/c/cortical-visual-impairment/overview

The Cerebral Visual Impairment Society: Patron Professor Gordon Dutton
http://www.cvisociety.org.uk/#

Cerebra-Positively Different: Charity in England set up to help improve the lives of children with brain related conditions through research, education and directly supporting the children and their carers
http://www.cerebra.org.uk/English/Pages/home.aspx

Cortical Visual Impairment, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Neurological Vision Loss: Informational page on American Foundation for the Blind website
http://www.afb.org/info/living-with-vision-loss/eye-conditions/cortical-visual-impairment-traumatic-brain-injury-and-neurological-vision-loss/123

Council for Exceptional Children: Division of Visual Impairment and Deafblind Education Quarterly  http://community.cec.sped.org/dvi/publications

CVI Web Exercise: Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired http://www.tsbvi.edu/cvi-exercise

Family Connect- For Parents of Children with Visual Impairments: Page specific for children with CVI
http://www.familyconnect.org/eyeconditions.aspx?EyeConditionID=6

Little Bear Sees- Helping visually impaired children learn to see: Site run by authors of the book with same title, parent information
http://www.littlebearsees.org/

Paths to Literacy- This website is the result of a joint project between Perkins School for the Blind and Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired (TSBVI) to assist educators and families in the quest to provide literacy experiences for children who are blind or visually impaired. Numerous strategies for literacy with the CVI population
http://www.pathstoliteracy.org/

Pediatric Cortical Visual Impairment Society
http://pediatriccvi.blogspot.com/

Review of Ophthalmology:  A Primer on Cortical Visual Impairment                                    Sharon S. Lehman, MD   http://www.reviewofophthalmology.com/content/d/pediatric_patient/c/42791/

Ten Principles of Dr. Lilli Nielsen at LilliWorks  http://www.lilliworks.org/sample-page/10-principles/

TEACHCVI is a European partnership that aims to create collaborative tools for teachers and health care professionals. It is meant to build a bridge between teachers/educators and health care professionals so they can work together to benefit the target group; children with cerebral visual impairment (CVI).  http://www.teachcvi.net/

VI Scotland-Parent education and support, has CVI page: Is a national organization of people who work together in the area of visual impairment. It is made up of Opthalmologists, Community Pediatricians, Educationalists, Psychologists, Computer Experts, and Parent Representatives and Children.
http://www.ssc.education.ed.ac.uk/resources/vi&multi/eyeconds/cereVI.html

West Virginia Department of Education CVI Training Materials: This website has been created by West Virginia’s CVI Mentors to help service providers and families gain more information about CVI. Videos of previous trainings, interviews with students are included.
http://wvde.state.wv.us/osp/vi/cvi/

Strategies/Idea Sharing:

Start Seeing CVI:  a parent generated website created to increase awareness of CVI https://startseeingcvi.com/  

CVI Intervention: Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired http://www.tsbvi.edu/cvi-exercise/cviintervention

CVI teacher: Sharing ideas about cortical visual impairment
http://cviteacher.wordpress.com/

The “Big 3 Toolkit” for Children with CVI
http://www.wonderbaby.org/articles/cvi-educational-tools

Babies with Ipads
http://www.babieswithipads.blogspot.com/

Thinking Outside the Lightbox
https://www.facebook.com/Thinkingoutsidethelightbox