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CASE REPORT
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 528-530

Effects of early intervention in a child with cerebral palsy and cerebral/cortical visual impairment: A case study


1 Institute for Vision Rehabilitation, LV Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
2 Social Innovation Fellow, BIRAC-SPARSH Program, IKP Knowledge Park, Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Correspondence Address:
Beula Christy
Head of the Department, Institute for Vision Rehabilitation, L. V. Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad - 500 034, Telangana
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_1976_21

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Cerebral (CVI)/cortical visual impairment is a decrease in the visual response due to damage or malfunction of the visual processing centers in the brain. While on the other hand, cerebral palsy (CP) is a permanent, nonprogressive disorder of movement and posture due to lesion of the infant's brain. This article presents a case study of a child with CP and CVI, and the strategies adopted in the Early Intervention program to that would work on the neuroplasticity. This in turn has demonstrated the improvement in the functional mobility, and the overall independence of the child.


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