Our app, Tap-n-See Now, is back after being temporarily offline! Thanks to everyone who sent a message to let us know it wasn’t showing up in iTunes. We are also working on figuring out the best way to update it for newer systems, so stay tuned for more info on that! Finally, we have a […]
True or False: The Vision of a Child with CVI Changes Constantly
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.
Making our Backyard More CVI Friendly
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 […]
Is Black and White Best for Kids with Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI)?
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 […]
The Myth of Cortical Blindness
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 […]
Best Books for Kids with CVI
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 […]