Blog As I See It
It’s almost 2019. What a year this has been. There have been so many things to reflect upon both personal and professional. I am going to indulge myself a bit. The year started with the usual suspects. Promises to get fit (ish), to find more quiet time to knit, or
In July 2018, AER passed Resolution 2018-001. This Resolution included content that potentially limited the use of The CVI Range as an assessment of functional vision in students who have CVI. The following is my response to the Resolution. My statement provides an explanation of my point of view regarding
No. Of course not. Please don’t get me wrong, improving functional vision is really quite important. I talk about it all the time. I think it is critical. In fact, every provider who works with children who have CVI should have an expectation of improving vision. Not a wish or a hope or
I get the question all the time, “Is there some place I should live so my child can get a teacher who knows CVI?”. Well, that is a difficult question. It is obvious that most of the intense training based on The CVI Range has hovered around the east coast.
In the 1990s I worked at The University of Pittsburgh in the Vision Studies Program. I had the responsibility of planning and providing instruction for future teachers of the visually impaired. Every spring the students were provided an opportunity to visit some of the major agencies associated with our field.