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Improving Education for Individuals with Visual Impairments.

Speech Pathologists and Cortical Visual Impairment: An overview of the SLP's Role in Working with Children with CVI

This tutorial addresses Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI) through the experience of a Speech and language Pathologist by examining the characteristics of CVI that affect speech, language, and feeding. The tutorial also identifies modifications and supports for therapies and assessments when working with children who have CVI.

Participants will earn 1.5 ACVREP, CTLE credits, or Continuing Education credits by completing an online quiz. You will be provided with a self-paced tutorial using video clips and other resources related to this topic.

This tutorial addresses Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI) through the experience of a Speech and language Pathologist by examining the characteristics of CVI that affect speech, language, and feeding. The tutorial also identifies modifications and supports for therapies and assessments when working with children who have CVI.
Participants will earn 1.5 ACVREP, CTLE credits, or Continuing Education credits by completing an online quiz. You will be provided with a self-paced tutorial using video clips and other resources related to this topic.
This is a web-based, self-guided professional development activity for TVIs, VRTs, O&Ms, Parents, Teachers of the Deafblind or Severely Impaired, and Rehabilitation Specialists.
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Learning Goals and Objectives
Upon completion of this tutorial, participants will:

  • Identify the role of a Speech Language Pathologist when working with a child with Cortical Visual Impairment, or suspected CVI.
  • Describe strategies to address and utilize students’ unresolved characteristics of CVI to encourage more appropriate speech, language and feeding assessment and intervention.

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Event Information
Date: 
Training is ongoing or on demand.
Fee: 
45.00
Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Perkins eLearning
Contact E-mail: 
perkins.elearning@perkins.org
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