Identification, Assessment, Intervention for Children with CVI Including Those with Deaf-Blindness

Interventions for School-Age Students


Session Dates

Wednesday September 23, 2020 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday September 30, 2020 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM


This two-part training provides a deep dive into interventions for children with CVI, including those with deaf-blindness, looking at connection to assessment, daily routines, and the ECC with an emphasis on multidimensional intervention approaches.

Multidimensional Intervention Approaches: Connecting Interventions to ECC

This session will focus on examining ways to tie interventions to ECC learning areas using assessment outcomes. We’ll also discuss ways to develop interventions that complement and support student’s strengths while addressing areas of challenge through home-school partnerships and professional collaboration.

Objectives Connecting Intervention to ECC:

Participants will:

  1. List approaches for intervention within home and classroom activities or routines
  2. Explain how to address intervention needs based upon goals, supports and barriers to learning
  3. Identify approaches to strengthen the home-school partnership and collaboration among professionals

Multidimensional Intervention Approaches:  Building Skills and Motivation

This session will emphasize approaches to intervention that build visual skills, motivate student participation and enjoyment, and improve overall task performance for different ECC learning areas.

Objectives Building Skills and Motivation:

Participants will:

  1. Identify approaches for intervention within ECC learning areas
  2. Explain ways in which intervention approaches for children with CVI can improve overall task performance ECC learning areas
  3. Identify collaboration approaches that address learning skills in ECC areas for children who have CVI

Target Audience

Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments; Orientation and Mobility Specialists; Teachers of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing; Teachers of the Deaf-Blind; Interpreters; Interveners; Special Education Teachers and related service personnel; and Speech Language Pathologists

Topics Covered: Visual Impairment/Blind

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: Lorraine Byer, at 800-441-3215, or

Event Info

Event Type:


Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf
Hours of Instructional Time
No credit


Elizabeth Hartmann, Amanda Lueck Ph.D.

Event Contact:


Lorraine Byer


Jennifer Edgar
800-441-3215 x 7218