There are many misconceptions surrounding cortical visual impairment (CVI). One of these is the idea that the vision of a child with CVI is constantly changing.
We’ve spent a lot of time this summer adapting our backyard to make it more interesting to our Little Bear with cortical visual impairment (CVI). After posting about it on Facebook and chatting with our fans, we’ve come up with a list of great ideas you can try! 1. Provide plenty of shade Many kids […]
In a recent contest we held on Facebook, we asked our fans to answer the following question: What do children with cortical visual impairment see best? Here are the results: 20% of our participants answered that black and white images are best. In fact, we very often come across the notion that using black and […]
Over and over again, we hear stories about kids being diagnosed with cortical blindness. Unfortunately, parents don’t always know any different and, having been told their child is blind, they give up on finding ways to help improve vision! According to the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, “Cortical blindness is an older term […]
Books can be difficult for kids with CVI. Two dimensional materials are always harder and they are often too visually busy. We’ve found some great ones that Little Bear loves, though! Here are some favorites that are visually simple and include highly saturated colors: So Big! (Honestly, can you ever go wrong with Elmo?) That’s […]