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Changing the Way We See: A Vision for Children with Cortical/Cerebral Visual Impairment

Wed, Oct 21 2020 4:00pm-5:00pm
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Online via Zoom
NY United States
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Cortical/cerebral visual impairment (CVI) is the leading cause of childhood blindness.

Perkins School of the Blind and the Hunter College School of Education invite you to learn about the emerging movement across education, medicine, neuroscience, and parent advocacy, to reach more children with CVI. And find out how you can be a part of this critical work.

Presenters

Ed Bosso – President of Educational Programs and Superintendent, Perkins School for the Blind

Lotfi Merabet, O.D., Ph.D., MPH – Director of The Laboratory for Visual Neuroplasticity, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

Rachel Bennett, M.Ed. – Parent of a child with CVI and Community Manager, CVINow.org

Chris Russell, MS. Ed. –¬†Adjunct Professor and Project Coordinator, Hunter College and NY Deaf-Blind Collaborative

 

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