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Neuropsychological Evaluation of Individuals with Visual Impairment or Blindness

Started Mar 9, 2020
1 credit


Full course description

Neuropsychology is the study of brain-behavior relationships.  The neuropsychological evaluation provides both diagnostic and, more importantly, function information for rehabilitation planning.  It identifies relative strengths and limitations across various functional areas and provides recommendations to assist in treatment or accommodation of identified deficits.  This course focuses on the neuropsychological evaluation of individuals with visual impairment or blindness for purposes of vocational rehabilitation.

This course is available for CRC, ACVREP, and NBPCB credit.

Course Objectives:

  1. Understand the study of brain-behavior relationships and the involvement with both research and clinical applications.
  2. Understand the neuropsychological evaluation.

The following are recommended screen reader and browser combinations.

Mac: Voiceover with the latest version of Safari,

PC: JAWS or NVDA with Firefox.

Note that currently, course quizzes are not functioning properly for Microsoft screen reader users with Chrome or Edge.

The course shows a start date, but this is simply the date the course was made available to the public. They are self-paced. So, there is not an end date. You can enroll at any time.

This course was developed by the National Research & Training Center on Blindness and Low Vision (NRTC) at Mississippi State University. We are the only national center funded to conduct research related to employment for people with blindness or low vision, and training and technical assistance for the federal Older Individuals who are Blind program. As a national center of excellence, we offer resources on a variety of topics for service providers, businesses, and persons with vision loss on our websites:

NRTC logo and Mississippi State logo 

NTAC Website 

OIB-TAC Website

For daily content relevant to the field of blindness and low vision, connect with us on social media:

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