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Visual Perception

Visual perceptual skills are required in everyday life; from reading and writing to finding items in a draw / cupboard. Difficulties in the development of these skills can cause a child to experience great challenges in dealing with academic tasks and coping within the general classroom environment.

Visual perceptual skills are assessed as part of a DCD (developmental co-ordination disorder) assessment, but also provide therapists with valuable information when working specifically on handwriting difficulties. This assessment may also be necessary if a child is struggling with activities such as reading and copying, or more general difficulties of finding objects that they are looking for within a busy environment etc.

Visual perceptual skills are assessed using a standardised assessment.

28th January 2011 | Karen |