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We have been asked A LOT, "She has autism?" Um. No. She has CVI. Blank look back. CVI 'xplaining. Almost EVERY. DAY. And, why? "Because ultimately the interventions for each is different... CVI lacks ACCESS... That is the KEY." For life, learning and communication. Just released.
THANK YOU, Dr. ROMAN!! THANK YOU!! See this and more on the Roman on CVI YouTube Channel.
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#seeCVI
#corticalvisualimpairment
#notautism
#seecvispeakaac
#10characteristics
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Such an awesome reminder! Thank you @praacticalaac!! Children with CVI often have a hard time visually attending and listening. Instead of seeing this as inattention, disinterest, to difficult or a behavior problem, recognize the true work a child with CVI is doing.
Give them time and space to process and then you'll experience the amazing things they can do and the incredible thoughts they have. ❤
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#cviawareness
#CVImasksCognition
#cvi
#seeCVIspeakAAC
#visualattention
#auditoryprocessing
#sensoryawareness
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YES!!! Thank you for this crystal clear reminder @speechymusings !! ...

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Because along with everything else CVI, we're behind on teaching caning too. #apadtedlife ...

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Ugh. That moment in the morning when you see the beloved AAC iPad NOT plugged into its charger. 🤦 #aacparentingfail What's your backup plan? Does it include a ziplock bag and binder clip too? 😂💪😜😘
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#aacawareness
#aac
#anker
#backupplan
#needjuice
#seeCVIspeakAAC
#talker
#whateverworks
#reallife
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YES!! Thank you @praacticalaac for this fantastic post! THIS!! Maintaining CHALLENGING EXPECTATIONS and the HIGHEST POSSIBLE LEARNING OUTCOMES. YES!! When teachers can find the joy in the challenge and potential in the student, amazing things happen!! .
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#findthejoyinthechallenge
#aacawareness
#seeCVIspeakAAC
#presumecompetence
#whenteachingbecomesexciting
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We are working to introduce a white cane. Why you ask? Because our girl has a lower field of vision loss. (with your head level and in a nuetral position, place two to three fingers perpendicular to your nose and shift your gaze down... everything blocked by your fingers Emma can't see. So, she holds onto us or anyone else, called sighted or human guide, to walk because she can't see directly in front of her ... curbs, steps, anything left on the floor, elevation changes, you get the picture, right?) A white cane will give her tactual input to feel what is ahead of her. It will be a process, no doubt! But she is smarter than most people could imagine (a bit stubborn too... wonder where that's from??? 🙂 ). ...

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"I want"+"to go"+"home". Yes, let's. You have certainly earned some "free time". ❤ Her nurse loved when she said "thank you" as we headed down the cooridor. ...when the sedation team says they are happy to see a family on their schedule they know. Sigh. Nice and not so nice.
Great team though, we're blessed. .
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#seeCVIspeakAAC
#aacawareness
#aaceverywhere
#thislife
#stronggirl
#ohtobeknown
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The power of having a voice. Headed in for a proceedure, in the Sedation room with white coats and all that equipment. Yes, sweetheart, it is "scary". "I don't like it." I don't either. 💔 Strong girl, strong voice. ❤💪❤
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#seeCVIspeakAAC
#aacawareness
#girlwithavoice
#powerofwords
#aac
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