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Resources for Assessing Visual Abilities in Young Children

Teller Acuity Cards (also called forced-choice preferential looking cards) are available from:

Stereo Optical, Inc.
3539 North Kenton Ave.
Chicago, IL 60641

Phone (800) 344-9500
Fax (773) 777-4985

The Vision Screening Kit; the LEA Symbol Test for both distance and near acuities; the Hiding Heidi Test; and the Low Contrast Sensitivity Symbol Test are available from:

Vision Associates
2109 US Hwy 90 West, Ste. 170 #312
Lake City, FL 32055

Phone (407) 352-1200
Fax (386) 752-7839

The ISAVE (Individualized Systematic Assessment of Visual Efficiency) is available from:

American Printing House for the Blind
PO Box 6085
1830 Frankfort Avenue
Louisville, Kentucky 40206-0085
Phone (800) 223-1839

Fax (502) 899-2274

Lighthouse Testing Equipment is available from:

The New York Lighthouse
36-20 Northern Blvd.
Long Island City, NY 11101
Phone (800) 453-4923

The Assessment of Biobehavioral States and Analysis of Related Influences, in M. Smith & N. Levack's Teaching Students with Visual and Multiple Impairments: A Resource Guide, is available from:

Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
1100 W. 45 St.
Austin, TX 78756

Phone (512) 454-8631 or (800) 872-5273
Fax (512) 206-9450

EIVI Training Center. (2004). Resources for assessing visual abilities in young children. Chapel Hill, NC: Early Intervention Training Center for Infants and Toddlers With Visual Impairments, FPG Child Development Institute, UNC-CH.

Visual Conditions Module 06/06/04

S4 Handout D

EIVI-FPG Child Development Institute