2022 HELIX In-Person Experience: High Expectations for Students with Low Incidence Disabilities

24. The LMA for Students with CVI (with focus on Sensory Balance)

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Session Dates

Tuesday November 15, 2022 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM - The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel


During this Session, attendees will gain a better understanding of what is included in the Learning Media Assessment (LMA) for students with Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI). In addition, attendees will have an opportunity to learn about key parts of the book, "Sensory Balance: An Approach to Learning Media Planning for Students with CVI" (Roman-Lantzy and Tietjen, 2020).

Participants will be able to:

  • Discuss why it is important to look at all sensory learning channels in multiple settings when completing the LMA for a student with CVI.
  • Identify at least 3 different "Plans" available for use to develop visual learning.
  • Discuss the importance of backlighting in accessing visual learning media and discuss strategies for providing backlighting.


Target Audience

Teachers, administrators, speech language pathologists, related service providers, consultants, training and consulting staff, paraprofessionals, family members Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate individuals who have special needs as addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act and who need assistance at this event. Contact: Annette Bauerlein, at 810-878-7211, or abauerlein@pattankop.net.

Event Info

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Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
Hours of Instructional Time
No credit


Diane Sheline M.A. Ed.

Event Contact:

Content Contact:

Kristin Starosta