Study Shows Behavioral Effects of Permanent Cortical Visual Impairment On Children

Child getting eye examPermanent cortical visual impairment (CVI) causes visual impairment.  According to a study in Development Medicine & Child Neurology, children with CVI typically display these behavioral characteristics:
  • Residual vision
  • Inconsistent visual performance
  • Better vision in familiar surroundings
  • Use of touch to identify objects
  • Better ability to identify colors than form
  • Poor head elevation, especially in those with the most visual impairment

Behavioural Characteristics Of Children With Permanent Cortical Visual Impairment

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