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Kaleidoscope: The Cortical Visual Impairment Podcast

May 17, 2018

Grace (6) reads sight words, enjoys hearing chapter books and shows an affinity for math. Yet she can’t interpret illustrations in a children’s book or recognize the faces of her mother and father. Her parents on the struggles and joys of raising a child with cortical visual impairment.

Children swinging on Perkins playground

In this episode:

  • An early diagnosis but a late understanding of its implications.
  • The “aha!” moment – a reframed diagnosis.
  • Getting a CVI Range assessment from Dr. Christine Roman.
  • Working with and within the public school system.
  • Braille vs. print.
  • Surprises and delights that come with raising a child with CVI.

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