Join Us On Our Mission
The mission of the Pediatric Cortical Visual Impairment Society is to advocate for improvement in the quality of life of children with vision loss due to brain disorder, disease, or injury. The mission is restricted to matters concerning the sense of vision.
Why We Need To Take Action
CVI is the leading cause of pediatric visual impairments in the developed world. Yet children are going undiagnosed, misdiagnosed, and without appropriate follow-up care and education plans. This is a growing public health crisis.
Approximate percentage of children with visual impairments who have CVI in the developed world