Resources include an 80 page instructional manual written by an Occupational Therapist that has great ideas for increasing sensory responses. Active Learning
A project developed between Penrickton Center for the Blind in Michigan, Perkins School for the Blind, and the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired provides resources and a community of practice around the work of Dr. Lilli Nielsen and Active Learning. The site includes discussion of Active Learning principles, assessment, implementation, materials, equipment, and other events and resources. Active Learning is most effective for those with significant multiple disabilities and in the 0-48 month developmental level.
Information and resources on CVI, including videos, online classes, and information on the CVI Endorsement.
Source: Perkins eLearning
CVI Web Exercise
This three-part multimedia presentation covers an introduction to CVI, case studies, and intervention strategies.
Source: Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Information on all aspects of cortical visual impairment (CVI), including introductory materials, CVI products, research, and resources.
Source: American Printing House for the Blind (APH)
National Center on Deaf-Blindness (NCDB)
NCDB is a national technical assistance and dissemination center for information about deafblindness. While most resources focus on the needs of children and youth, there is wealth of information here in the Adult Services section.
Strategies for Promoting Literacy Skills and Students with CVI
Numerous tips, activities, and resources to adapt books and literacy materials for children with CVI.
Source: Paths to Literacy
The Laboratory for Visual Neuroplasticity Research
This research lab focuses on issues of vision impairment and neuroplasticity. Check out the site for reports on current research done by the lab on topics including visual impairment, CVI, spatial cognition, and related topics.
Source: The Laboratory for Visual Neuroplasticity