Tag Archives: Vision

Development of Visual Perceptual Skills: Visual Closure

Visual closure is a sub-test on the Test of Visual Perceptual Skills (TVPS) that children tend have a lot of trouble with. As described in my previous post about Visual Perceptual Skills: Real Life Applications, visual closure is a skill … Continue reading

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Pinned on Pinterest, Tested in Therapy: Test Pin #8 I-Spy Bottle

To see all Pinterest test pins, click here. There are several versions of this particular idea floating around Pinterest. Here are two that I have come across: I-Spy Bottle and I-Spy Bottle Kids Craft Regardless of the presentation, the concept … Continue reading

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Pinned On Pinterest, Tested in Therapy: Test Pin #7 Vision Tracking Tube

To see all Pinterest test pins, click here. I’ll admit it- I’m cheap. Or shall I say frugal? Regardless, there have been several instances when I find a therapy tool that I think is amazing, yet can’t justify the high … Continue reading

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Pinned on Pinterest, Tested in Therapy: Test Pin #6

To see all Pinterest test pins, click here. This week’s test pin was inspired by an activity pinned from mrsleeskinderkids.blogspot.com. (You can find the original pin here.) This activity uses popsicle sticks as a way to reinforce math concepts. The … Continue reading

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Visual Perceptual Skills: Real Life Applications

Occupational therapists talk about visual perceptual skills quite a bit. This is due to the fact that these skills impact many areas of development and function, including fine motor skills, gross motor skills, self-care skills, etc. While most people understand … Continue reading

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Pinned on Pinterest, Tested in Therapy: Test Pin #4

For a look at previous Pinterest test pins, click here. The test pin this week focuses on visual skills; specifically, saccadic eye movements. Saccades are rapid movements of the eyes as they jump between two targets. This is in contrast … Continue reading

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Pinned on Pinterest, Tested in Therapy: Test Pin #2

For a look at all Pinterest Test Pins, click here. This week I set my goals high. This project involved using a knife, duct tape, and a skill I lack entirely: precision. The inspiration for the test was a pin … Continue reading

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