An Introduction to Cerebral Visual Impairment
Professor Gordon Dutton
Presented on Friday, 11th September, 2015
Professor Gordon Dutton, editor and co-author of the new book 'Vision and the Brain' by AFB Press, introduces us to cerebral visual impairment. The webinar explores:
- What is vision?
- How does the brain see?
- What is it that limits vision if the brain is damaged?
- Why is it essential to make sure that everything that is presented can be perceived and understood?
Professor Dutton also took some time to answer some questions which were sent in advance of the Webinar
All those working with children and young people with visual impairment.
Professor Gordon Dutton, Paediatric Ophthalmologist. Emeritus Professor of Visual Science Glasgow Caledonian University
These videos of the webinar were obtained via the webinar software, some cropping of the presentation slides has occurred.
- Introduction - How do we see, Visual Pathways, Visual Field
- Part 2 - Processing, Dorsal Stream, Ventral Stream, Vertical reading and Hemi-Inattention
- Part 3 - Difficulties processing simultaneous information
- Part 4 - Difficulties in recognising faces, seeing static or moving objects; the Dorsal and Ventral Stream
- Part 5 - Summary of the parts of the brain and how they affect vision, What is CVI?
- Questions 1-5 - Assessment tools, Conditions associated with CVI (including foetal drug and alcohol syndrome), Strategies for children with those conditions
- Questions 6-10 and References - Supporting children with CVI, Strategies for children with Dorsal and Ventral stream dysfunction, Visual stimulation, Eye gaze technology, the 'Bottom Line'
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