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Kaleidoscope: The Cortical Visual Impairment Podcast

Jun 6, 2020

Kira Brady tells the journey to her son’s diagnoses, which include cerebral palsy (CP), periventricular leukomalacia (PVL) and cortical visual impairment (CVI). We marvel at how it can be so difficult to get a diagnosis even when, in hindsight, Mason is considered a “textbook” case.

A boy wearing noise-cancelling headphones stands in front of a statue of a seal and fish

A few things come up:

  • Throwing chairs in the library.
  • When a child doesn’t recognize his classmates.
  • A former student who paved the way.
  • Transitioning to kindergarten during a pandemic.


Cerebral Palsy Foundation

Cerebral Palsy and Visual Impairment in Children, Scottish Sensory Centre

CVI Scotland

Perkins eLearning

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