What is the theory behind this Occupational therapy worksheet?
Visual Perceptual skills include the ability to organize and interpret the information that is seen and give it meaning, This is the child’s ability to determine his/her position or orientation relative to an object(s) in a 2 or 3 dimensional space, or the position of an object relative to the child’s position. Individuals in the deficit in this area find it hard to differentiate whether the object is right or left.
How will the worksheet help?
This worksheet will help children in identifying the direction of the objects and what is the front of the object and what is the back. This worksheet will also help the occupational therapist to assess how much visual perceptual skill is present in the client.
How to use this worksheet?
To use this worksheet, focus on the different images. Figure out what is their front and what is their back. Based on this, circle the image, with the help of a pen, the direct (left or right) which is inquired above.
Occupational therapy visual perception worksheet
Ball, K. & Sekuler, R. (1986) Improving visual perception in older observers. J. Gerontol. 41, 176–182
Case-Smith, J., & O’Brien, J. C. (2004). Occupational therapy for children. Elsevier Health Sciences.
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