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Developmental Visual Perception Skills associated with a visual impairment

Description and Rationale

Assessing visual perception skills may require a collaborative effort among the TVI and other related service providers.

Visual perception areas may include: visual discrimination, form perception, figure ground perception, eye-hand coordination, imitation of actions, visual closure, visual sequencing.

Birth - 3 Years

n/a

3-5 Years

If the student is having difficulty processing information as a result of a visual impairment the following developmental perception skills are assessed:

  • Visual discrimination
  • Form perception
  • Figure ground perception
  • Eye-hand coordination
  • Imitation of actions
  • Visual closure
  • Visual sequencing

5-22 Years

n/a

Multiple Disabilities/Deafblind

n/a

Tips

Use the activities listed in theĀ Oregon Project.

Public Domain Resources

Medications that Influence Functional Vision
References 27

Resources for Purchase

References 3, 14, 20, 30, 32