Registration closes October 17, 2022

Monday, October 10, 2022

and Monday, October 17, 2022

2:30 - 4 p.m. each day




This two-part series will feature Dr. Lotfi B. Merabet, OD, PhD, MPH, as he discusses the human brain/visual system and neuroplasticity associated with visual impairment (part 1) and assessing visual processing deficits in cerebral/cortical visual impairment (CVI) using virtual reality and brain imaging (part 2). Dr. Merabet is an associate professor of ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School and an optometrist at Massachusetts Eye and Ear.

This workshop has been approved for 3.0 SCECHs.


This workshop will be held on October 10 and October 17 from 2:30 - 4 p.m. each day.


This workshop is for school personnel and family members who work with students who have CVI.

Required Technology

This workshop will be conducted online via Zoom; participants do not need to have Zoom, but they must have internet access and a computer with a camera. Instructions will be provided beforehand on how to access the workshop. Please review Zoom Tips and Shortcuts for Participants [PDF] before the event.

Online Event Expectations

Participants are expected to be respectful and courteous to others during this event. MDE-LIO reserves the right to mute, turn off video, and/or remove participants who do not adhere to this expectation.


Attendees must be able to log into and participate in this workshop individually; it is not conducive to group participation.


Please note: It is important for participants to request accommodations at least three weeks prior to the webinar. Outside agencies MDE-LIO contracts with to provide accommodations cannot guarantee services if requests are made in less than three weeks.

Cancellation Policy

Please email as soon as possible if you need to cancel your registration. Please note: For events that require payment, MDE-LIO will issue refunds only for cancellations received no less than three business days prior to the event.​

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