[dbmat] Re: Fwd: Vision Assessment and Interventions for Children with CVI and ONH

  • From: Diana Avila <diana.avila50@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: dbmat@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 14 Nov 2014 17:53:46 -0600

Great news Edgenie! I just got a call from our DARS representative. They're
gonna approve to go to the CVI training. Now I'm asking for my principal to
approve me for the day off. Yippee!!!
On Oct 14, 2014 12:08 PM, "Edgenie Bellah" <bellahe@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Below is a training opportunity for families who have children with CVI
> and ONH:
> Vision Assessment and Interventions for Children with CVI and ONH
> *Presented by Dr. Linda Lawrence*
> Texas School for the Blind & Visually Impaired, Austin, Tx9am - 4pmDecember
> 2, 2014
> Two of the most common causes of visual impairments of students in Texas
> are Optic Nerve Hypoplasia (ONH) and Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI).
> There is a high incidence of structural, functional and visual perceptual
> disorders and delays in children diagnosed with these etiologies. Many of
> these disorders and delays can be improved with appropriate intervention.
> This workshop will help participants:
>    1. Understand the differences between structural disorders of the
>    visual system, functional disorders and visual perceptual disorders, and
>    2. Learn applicable intervention strategies
> Dr. Linda Lawrence
> Dr. Lawrence is a frequent lecturer and trainer for parent groups,
> teachers, therapists, nurses, optometrists and ophthalmologists as well as
> other professionals in Kansas, the USA, South and Central America, Europe,
> India, the Middle East, Africa and South East Asia. She is active in AAPOS
> (the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus) as a
> committee member on the Learning Disabilities Task Force, the
> Inter-Organizational Relations Committee and the Vision Screening committee.
> Agenda
> This workshop begins at 8:30 AM with sign-in and packet pick-up.  The
> presentation begins at 9:00 AM.  Lunch will be from 11:45-1:00 PM.  You
> will be on your own for lunch.  Both morning and after breaks are provided
> (beverage and lite snack).  The event will end at 4:00 PM.
> Audience
> Teachers of students with visual impairments, orientation and mobility
> specialists, other special and regular education staff and
> parents/caregivers.
> Continuing Education Credits
> The workshop has been approved by ACVREP and SBEC for 5.25 continuing
> education hours.
> Registration Fee
> You may register now and send your payment in the form of a check or
> purchase order later.
> Parents/caregivers may request assistance with the cost of their
> registration and/or travel costs to attend from TSBVI Outreach. However, we
> ask that before you make this request, please check with your school
> district or DARS-Division of Blind Services to see if you are eligible for
> assistance from them.
> All registration is $35 until November 24th.
> All registration is $45 beginning November 24th.
> For more information or to register go to the workshop website at:
> http://www.tsbvi.edu/outreach/4080-vision-assessment-intervention-children-cvi-onh
> --
> Kate Hurst, Statewide Staff Development Coordinator
> Texas School for the Blind & Visually Impaired
> Outreach Programs
> 512-206-9224
> http://www.tsbvi.edu/blog/blogs-2/
> hurstk@xxxxxxxxx
> --
> *Edgenie Bellah*
> Family Engagement, Texas Deafblind Project
> 512-206-9423; fax: 512-206-9320
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