What's the Complexity Framework for Students with CVI: Preparation, Observation Sharing Stages

Speakers: Matthew Tietjen, M.Ed.

*This speaker will be presenting virtually.
**This session is available for in person and virtual attendance.

This session will focus on hands-on activities in which participants will learn about the following stages of the What’s the Complexity Framework through video student case study: preparation stage, the observation stage, and sharing stage.

Credits: Act 48, ASHA, ACVREP

Audience: Special Education Teachers; Teachers who work with students who are blind or visually impaired; Teachers who work with students who are Deaf-Blind; Teachers/ other professionals who work with students who have sustained traumatic brain injury; Speech Therapists; General Education Teachers; Assistive Technology Specialists; Occupational

Speakers’ Bio: 
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Matt Tietjen
is an education consultant and teacher of students with visual impairments and specializes in working with children who have CVI. He developed the What’s the Complexity Framework out of his conviction that children with CVI deserve a visually accessible school day. Matt’s What’s the Complexity Framework is published as Chapter 4 of CVI: Advanced Principles, edited by Christine Roman-Lantzy (2019). Matt also created the 2D Image Assessment for children with CVI, which is also published in the same book. In addition to the What’s the Complexity Framework, Matt co-authored CVI Sensory Balance: An Approach to Learning Media Planning for Students with CVI, with Christine Roman-Lantzy, published by Perkins Press in 2020. Matt lectures internationally on the What’s the Complexity Framework, CVI Sensory Balance, and other related topics.