Cerebral visual impairment

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Synonyms: Cortical visual impairment

A rare neurologic disease characterized by significant visual dysfunction that cannot be explained by ocular abnormalities alone and is due to damage to post-chiasmatic visual pathways and structures during early perinatal development. Signs and symptoms include decreased visual acuity visual field defects and impairments in visual processing and attention.

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Advocacy Organizations

Project CASK

VISION Project CASK believes in a world free of the life limitations and debilitating effects of CASK gene disorders. ​MISSION To accelerate breakthroughs in research to develop treatments and a cure for CASK gene disorders. ​VALUES Collaboration. Transparency. Urgency.

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