University of Edinburgh

How can we facilitate good outcomes for children with Cerebral Visual Impairment (CVI)?

'Whose normality is it anyway? Embracing a different normality'

Date: Friday, 26th January 2018 - Postponed
Time: 10 am - 4 pm
Venue: SSC, Edinburgh
Cost: £110


The day will include a brief overview of CVI, the broad spectrum of children affected, common issues which may need to be addressed when supporting children with the condition, examples of support strategies and good practice encompassing the range of children affected by CVI.

There will also be caseload examples and experiences of children and families supported by the charity. The implications of CVI as a potentially 'hidden' disability and potential consequences when not identified.

There will also be practical scenarios as part of the day.

Target Audience

Teachers of the Visually Impaired, mainstream class teachers, teachers working in special schools, educational psychologists and parents/carers.


Janet Harwood, QTVI and Chair of Trustees of the Cerebral Visual Impairment Society.