What is Cortical Vision Impairment (CVI)? It is what my child has been diagnosed with. The medical term is a form of vision impairment that is caused by a brain problem rather than an eye problem. CVI is caused by any process that damages the visual parts of the brain. So, this means basically that Brent is blind. Blind only in his right eye so I am thankful that he still can see good… Read More
Today has been another “ok” day. Brent is so ready to get back in the swing of things with going to school and doing his routine. He loves a schedule and if it gets off track, he does not like it. He is thriving and I am so happy for him that he is still fighting his disability He is one tough teenager!
I am numb. I don’t have any words of wisdom or encouragement for myself or to give anyone this very minute. My brain is trying to stay positive but in my heart I know that another battle is about to begin. I know God will be with me through this. There is no doubt about that. I am just scared. We received some bad news and I am having a hard time… Read More
a·pha·sia is the loss of ability to understand or express speech, caused by brain damage. Aphasia gets in the way of a person’s ability to use or understand words. Aphasia does not impair the person’s intelligence. People who have aphasia may have difficulty speaking and finding the “right” words to complete their thoughts. They may also have problems understanding conversation, reading and comprehending written words, writing words, and using numbers.