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Familial exudative vitreoretinopathy

Other Names for this Disease
  • Criswick-Schepens syndrome
  • Exudative vitreoretinopathy, familial
  • FEVR
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Your Question

I am a teacher and I have a student with FEVR. I would like to know if there are any strategies for me to implement to help him. He has undergone laser surgery and wears glasses. He is a second grader and I would like him to meet with success.

Our Answer

We have identified the following information that we hope you find helpful. If you still have questions, please contact us.

What strategies can be used to help a child with familial exudative vitreoretinopathy in the classroom?

There are no strategies specific to this condition. However, the American Foundation for the Blind has numerous resources for teachers with students with visual impairments. You can click on the following links to view these Web pages:
Last updated: 3/4/2011