In the previous section (Learning at Home) we introduced the Learning Spectrum as a way to work out whether learning can be made easier and more effective for the person with CVI you support.
There are three areas to consider:
Please read the previous section for more detailed explanations of these areas.
If there is a purpose, proceed to 2) and 3) below.
If the purpose is not obvious, but the person with CVI is loving what they are doing, proceed to 2) and 3) below.
If there is no obvious purpose, think again - look at the example we gave in the previous section of switching a plastic sensory ball for a real orange. Sometimes only a simple change with a little thought is all that is needed.
Is the environment:
The substance includes:
Very simply, having ensured that the learning is purposeful, you are looking for two greens for optimal learning opportunities.
In the following three sections we look at this more closely with actual examples of red, orange and green learning substance and environments. Please choose one of the following sections, that is most relevant to the person with CVI you support.
Section: Home: Learning - CVI Severely learning Delayed
Section: Home: Learning - CVI Mild / Moderate Learning Delayed
Section: Home: Learning - High Functioning
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