Worksheet Database: Visual Perceptual Areas

How it works: 1. Select the Visual Perceptual Area that your particular child has difficulties with. read more...
2. Select the level most appropriate for your particular child. read more...
Form Constancy
The ability to accurately recognise and interpret that a form or object remains the same despite changes in its presentation such as size, direction, orientation, colour, texture or context. Read more...
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Figure Ground
The ability to screen out irrelevant visual material in order to concentrate on the important stimulus i.e. to perceive and locate a form or object within a busy field without getting confused by the background or surrounding images. Read more...
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Visual Discrimination
The ability to identify differences and similarities between shapes, symbols, objects and patterns by their individual characteristics and distinctive features. Read more...
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Spatial Relationships
The ability to perceive the position of two or more objects in relation to oneself and in relation to each other. Read more...
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Position in Space
The ability to perceive an object's position in space in relation to the oneself or the perception of the direction in which an object is turned. Read more...
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Visual Memory
The ability to remember what is seen (characteristics of a given object or form) for immediate recall. A child must be capable of making a vivid image of the stimulus in their mind once the image has been removed. Read more...
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Visual Sequential Memory
The ability to remember and recall a sequence of visual images such as letters, shapes, numbers, symbols and objects in the correct order. Read more...
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Visual Closure
The ability to identify or recognise a form or object from an incomplete presentation (this is when the entire object is not visible). This involves visualizing and mentally "filling in" the visual information that is missing. Read more...
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Analysis & Synthesis
The ability to see that certain parts make a whole. This is the understanding of the relationship between parts of a figure, word or sentence and the whole figure, word or sentence. Read more...
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Visual Motor Integration
The ability to translate visual perception into motor functioning, that is to accurately analyse and interpret visually presented information and plan an appropriate motor action. Read more...
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