A Vision For Kids With CVI

We’re changing the outlook for pediatric cortical visual impairment.

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Harness the Hope That Comes With CVI

With systematic interventions, children with CVI can improve their functional vision.

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Transforming CVI Care

Doctors can learn to recognize and diagnose the leading cause of vision loss in children in developed countries.

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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.

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A View of the CVI Brain

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Make Education Accessible

Tips for teaching children with CVI

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.

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Approximate percentage of children with visual impairments who have CVI in the developed world

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Prevalence of CVI in kids with cerebral palsy, hydrocephaly, and periventricular white matter injury

Average years to improve functional vision from Phase I to III (Roman) with appropriate interventions

Number of vision education programs that require teachers to take a course on CVI

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