Damien Heaton and Lily Cunningham say their lives were turned upside down when 16-month-old son Patrick Heaton was diagnosed with cerebral visual impairment
Cerebral visual impairment
in periventricular leumalacia: MR correlation.
This ambitious book links the work of authors from many of the major research teams in this field, who have made significant contributions to the literature on the subject of cerebral visual impairment
and provide a structured amalgam of the viewpoints of different specialists.
The causes of blindness in children are extremely varied, but cerebral visual impairment
(damage to areas of the brain associated with vision, rather than damage to the eye itself) is among the most common.
The majority of these problems are caused by cortical issues rather than eye problems and are referred to as a cerebral visual impairment
(CVI); this is unsurprising as the cause of CP is brain injury.
Identifying vastly different visual conditions simply as cerebral visual impairment
is confusing and harmful.
Richard Bowman, from Great Ormond St Hospital and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, will talk on cerebral visual impairment
John, a young man with cerebral visual impairment
(CVI), is the subject of the next article.
Abstract: This longitudinal case study presents John's journey through childhood and adolescence, living with visual difficulties associated with a cerebral visual impairment
Several years ago, the European branch of the International Council for Education and Rehabilitation of People with Visual Impairment (ICEVI-Europe) recognized the need for professional training in the areas of ocular and cerebral visual impairment
At the very least, this should help motivate teachers of students with visual impairments and O&M specialists to continue developing intervention and habilitation strategies for children with cortical or cerebral visual impairment
(CVI) and find ways to interface with other education, rehabilitation, and medical team members.
The first is a response by Gordon Dutton to the letter written by James Jan that was published in February 2011 on the use of the term cortical visual impairment versus cerebral visual impairment
Jan (2011), in the February issue of this journal, provided cogent reasons why the term cerebral visual impairment
should not be used as a replacement for cortical visual impairment.