The Importance of Identifying Children with CAPD & CVI
The Importance of Identifying Children with CAPD & CVI is designed to provide participants with a basic understanding of Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD) and Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI). Participants will learn about how CAPD and CVI can impact children and the importance of identification and access to services to improve learning outcomes.
Karen Koehler, PhD, is an Associate Professor at Shawnee State University and lead faculty for the Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI) Consortium and Intervener Certificate program. Prior to joining the faculty, she was a science educator and TVI at the Ohio State School for the Blind in Columbus, Ohio. She has presented at state, regional, and national conferences about students with visual impairments and low incidence sensory disabilities and has co-authored book chapters and peer reviewed journal articles on inclusive practices for students with disabilities.
Douglas Sturgeon, EdD, is an Associate Professor at Shawnee State University. He is the project director and lead faculty for the Deafness/Hard of Hearing (D/HoH) Confortium, a multi-institution, collaborative program leading to licensure as an Intervention Specialist: Hearing Impaired. He is also co-project director for the intervener certificate program. His research interests are one-room schools, rural education, and family history. He received his Teacher of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing certification from McDaniel College in Maryland and was an itinerant teacher of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing for over 15 years.