Tag Archives: Visual Perceptual Skills

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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Putting Cursive on the Chopping Block

The inclusion of cursive handwriting within a school’s curriculum has been debated for a while now. The lovely people over at PediaStaff forwarded me a recent article from the New York Times debating the need to teach cursive ( Is … 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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