10 Characteristics

CVI stands for cortical visual impairment, a brain based visual impairment.  The condition has the great possibility for improvements when a child has carefully crafted environmental and learning strategies to support increased vision use and discrimination.

Dr. Roman-Lantzy uses the CVI Range to assess children.  The skills are measured on a scale from 1-10 around each of the characteristics:

  1. Color
  2. Movement
  3. Latency
  4. Visual fields
  5. Complexity
  6. Light gazing/non purposeful gaze
  7. Distance Viewing
  8. Visual Reflexive Responses
  9. Visual Novelty
  10. Visual Motor

 

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