February 8, 2018 - February 9, 2018 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Through power point and video, Dr. Newcomb will discuss the definition of CVI, who are the children diagnosed with CVI, and the visual characteristics of children with CVI. Participants will practice identifying visual characteristics of children with CVI by viewing videos of children.
This is a one day course designed for teachers and other professionals supporting students who are visually impaired or blind. It is indented to provide the participants with the theoretical knowledge regarding the critical role of haptic perception in the education of students with blindness as well as the significance of the development of tactile skills.
This is a one day course designed for educators and other professionals working in formal and non-formal learning environments, who would like to enrich their theoretical knowledge and skills regarding the education of individuals who are visually impaired or blind.