The development of healthy visual perception requires interpretation of the body’s sensory experiences. Sight, sound, touch, smell as well as balance, movement and muscle control all contribute to visual perception. Once a child enters school, approximately 75 percent of all classroom learning is through the visual pathway.
Standardized instruments commonly used by Occupational Therapists to measure visual perception include:
- Test of Visual Motor Skills
- Wide Range Assessment of Visual Motor Ability in Adolescents and Adults
- Test of Visual Perceptual Skills (Non Motor) Revised
- Test of Visual Perceptual Skills (Non Motor) Revised Upper Level
- Visual Motor Integration