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Léa has cortical visual impairment

September 5, 2017 Léa elevator lesson wearing her cane

Léa is three years old and has MVI/B due to her cortical visual impairment (CVI). She is wearing her cane in somewhat familiar building. The elevator lesson was a great success.

First family to try wearable canes

 

April 5, 2018

Léa is three years old and has MVI/B due to her cortical visual impairment (CVI). She is wearing her cane on a familiar sidewalk. We are making our way to the park.

September 5, 2017

Léa  is shown walking the mobility device obstacle course with her long cane and her brand new "bungee" wearable cane, the first 3D printed prototype that worked correctly.

June 6, 2017

Léa walking the halls of Hunter College after testing a wearable cane prototype. Her gait, posture and pace are all negatively impacted by her lack of path information.

March 2, 2017

Léa walking the halls of her school pushing a toy shopping cart. Her gait, posture and pace are improved by her temporary path information.

Léa walking with other aids

 

March 2, 2017

Léa walking the halls of her school with a homemade PVC adaptive mobility device (AMD). Her gait, posture and pace are impacted, path information was temporary.

December 19, 2016

Léa is seen using her long cane, a push toy and an oversized shape. The common problem is consistency. The cane offers one point of contact, mostly they are left behind.