Cortical Visual Impairment:
A Focus on Phase III Learners
Dr. Christine Roman-Lantzy

The 2015 Summer Institute is a two-part event.
Part One took place June 22 – June 24
at the University of Maryland.

Part Two is a follow-up webinar
with Dr. Roman on October 7
from 1:00 to 3:oo pm (EST)

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to connect to the webinar…

conference ID# 6910650 

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Dr. Christine Rloman-Lantzy leading Summer Institute on CVI Phase III

Back by popular demand!

Dr. Christine Roman-Lantzy
returns to Maryland for the
CBSS 2015 Summer Institute!

June 22 – June 24

Cortical Visual Impairment
Phase III

University of Maryland
College Park


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“Cortical Visual Impairment:
A Focus on Phase III Learners”
with Dr. Christine Roman-Lantzy

June 22 – 24, 2015
University of Maryland
College Park

Participants can earn 2.0 CEUs

This is NOT an introductory course.
This year’s Summer Institute course is
designed for participants who have
experience and prior knowledge of CVI.



This workshop is designed to provide
assessment and educational information
regarding Cortical Visual Impairment,
specifically children who score
in Phase III on The CVI Range.





Participants will gain
knowledge and skill to better
assess, and
children with CVI. 





Topics will include
general assessment and
intervention strategies,
environmental modifications,
orientation and mobility,
pre-literacy and literacy
learning strategies for children
in Phase III.
Discussion, videotapes, and hands-on activities
will by utilized to enrich the content.


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2015 Summer Institute
Photo Album
CVI Phase III with Dr. Christine Roman

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Information for Registered Participants

Useful Links, Resources, & Information
 — for SI 2015 — CVI Phase III with Dr. Roman-Lantzy

About Dr. Roman
Download complete CV here

Christine Roman was raised in Michigan and received degrees in Elementary Education and Special Education/Visual Impairment at Michigan State University. She worked as an itinerant teacher of the visually impaired in the greater Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area for 17 years prior to becoming a Research Assistant in the Vision Studies Program at the University of Pittsburgh. While at Pitt, she completed studies in Orientation & Mobility and received a Master’s Degree in Medically Fragile/High Risk Infants. Her doctoral studies were also completed at Pitt where she completed a PhD in 1996; her dissertation, Validation of an Interview Instrument to Identify Behaviors Characteristic of Cortical Visual Impairment in Infants revealed that caregivers of infants can reliably report regarding the presence or absence of the characteristics of CVI.

Dr. Roman was an Assistant Professor and Coordinator of the Program in Visual Impairment at Marshall University in S. Charleston, WV from 1999-2005. She is the Director of The Pediatric View Program at The Western Pennsylvania Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA and serves as Project Leader of the CVI Project at The American Printing House for the Blind in Louisville, KY. Dr. Roman serves at Project Consultant/Trainer to two 5 year multi-state CVI-mentor training projects. She has lectured extensively regarding the CVI educational materials she has developed. These materials include: The CVI Range an assessment of functional vision, and The CVI Resolution Chart& CVI/O&M Resolution Chart used to plot and monitor progress both of which will be available in a book in press (working title, CVI: Identification, Assessment & Intervention) with The American Foundation for the Blind.

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