Pediatric Cortical Visual Impairment Society

We Are Visionaries And we see a future where children with cortical visual impairment (CVI) have complete access to appropriate medical care, education, and intervention. CVI is the leading cause of pediatric visual impairment, yet too many children are undiagnosed and unserved. Join Us On Our Mission The mission of PCVIS is to transform outcomes for children with CVI by advocating for research, policy, education, practice, heightened awareness and understanding of this brain-based visual impairment. Our mission will be fulfilled through the pursuit of the following goals: 1 Advance interdisciplinary education and research 2 Enhance dissemination of information and its communication among and between professionals, parents, government, and educational institutions, and other groups that impact children with CVI 3 Advocate for the appropriate allocation of resources to allow for improved vision services for children with CVI 4 Improve public and professional awareness of CVI in children 5 Advocate for governmental policy that improves quality and quantity of vision services available to children with CVI 6 Engage in fundraising activities that will allow for advancement of the mission and the goals of PCVIS