We are so happy to announce the MOAER Conference: Cracking the CVI Code! Please see details below.

Date: Oct 21

Location: SSD Learning Center (900 Hornet Dr Hazelwood, Mo 63042) (Near Missouri Bottom Road and Highway 270 in St. Louis, close to the Airport)

Time: 8:30-3 pm

Continued Edu Credits: ACVERP, IL CEUS, IL early intervention CEUS

Cost: $15

Lunch is included.

This conference is for anyone who works with children who have Cortical Visual Impairment. Teacher for the Visually Impaired, OT, PT, SLP, Special Education Teachers, and families are encourage to attend.

Missouri AER is proud to present 3 leaders in the field of Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI). Each presenter brings a unique perspective form early intervention, school age adaptations and communication needs.

We would love to welcome, Christopher Russell. He is the project coordinator of New York Deaf-Blind Collaborative. He has facilitated extensive training and coaching on topics related to CVI identification, assessment, and intervention, to schools, agencies, hospital staff, families, and itinerant related service providers (TVIs, TOD/HHs, etc.). Dr. Mindy S Ely is an Assistant Professor at Illinois State University in the area of Low Vision and Blindness. Mindy’s research is focused in two areas 1) early intervention related to visual impairments and 2) cerebral visual impairment. Amy Campbell is an Educational Consultant for Visual Impairment at North Carolina Department Public Instruction and passionate about students with low vision and blindness receiving quality services and instruction.

To register:

Any questions, please contact Jennifer Cox at [email protected].

MOAER looks forward to seeing you there!

MOAER Planning Committee