Visual Scanning Worksheet Occupational Therapy

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What is the theory behind the Visual Scanning Worksheet Occupational Therapy?

Vision Scanning is one of the many visual perception skills that are necessary for one’s survival in the real world. It allows individuals to correctly perceive visual information around them to make correct decisions regarding their actions. It can be likened to the eye’s ability to focus on minor or major details in the environment around us to make necessary decisions. This is one of the many areas dealt by occupational therapists with the aim of helping individuals learn necessary skills to become independent in their lives. 

How will the worksheet help? 

This worksheet will help individuals find hidden objects in a picture. This will enhance their visual scanning abilities by allowing their eyes to wander and focus on the objects that need to be found in the given picture. It can help both as part of the curriculum for early education or specifically for occupational therapists helping clients improve their visual perception skills. 

How to use the worksheet? 

This worksheet can be used in schools as well as in occupational therapy for young children and older adults. Instruct the individual to focus on the scenery in the given picture. Then they must focus on the objects that are to be found. Instruct them to circle them one by one as they are found in the given picture.

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