CVI WORKSHOP

Moderators: Niranjan Pehere

Objectives:

  1. To give basic concepts about assessments and role of ophthalmologist in planning intervention strategies
  2. To emphasize importance of interdisciplinary team approach

Faculty: Richard Bowman, Beula Christy, Lea Hyvarinen, Linda Lawrence, Niranjan Pehere




Session 1: Didactic lectures
Time Topic Speaker
8.30-8.55am How brain sees Richard Bowman
8.:55-9.20 am CVI with the profound visual impairment: what to assess and how Beula Christy
9.20-9.45 am Ophthalmologist’s role in planning interventions for visually impaired infants and children with multiple disorders Lea Hyvarinen
9.45-10.10 am High functioning CVI: Basic concepts and assessment Richard Bowman
10.10-10.30 am High functioning CVI: Interventions Niranjan Pehere

10.30 am - 11.00 am Tea Break


Session 2: Demonstration
Time Topic Speaker
11.00 am - 12.00 noon Examination of one infant with severe visual impairment and multiple disorders Lea Hyvarinen
Niranjan Pehere


Session 3: Keynote lecture: 12:00-1pm

1.00 pm - 2.00 pm Lunch Break



Session 4: Demonstration
Time Topic Speaker
2.00-2.50 pm Examination of a young child with severe visual impairment and multiple disorders Lea Hyvarinen
Niranjan Pehere
2:50-4:30pm Examination of two children with high functioning CVI Richard Bowman
Linda Lawrence

High tea: 4.30 pm