Title

Correlating the Developmental Test of Visula Perception -2 (DTVP and the Test of Visual Perceptual Skills - revised (TVPS-R) as assesssment tools for learners with learning difficulties

Document Type

Journal Article

Faculty

Faculty of Health, Engineering and Science

School

School of Exercise and Health Sciences

Comments

This article was originally published as:

Richmond, J., & Holland, K. (2011). Correlating the Developmental Test of Visual Perception-2 (DTVP-2) and the Test of Visual Perceptual Skills Revised (TVPS-R) as assessment tool for learners with learning difficulty. South African Journal of Occupational Therapy, 41(1), 33-37. Original article available here.

Abstract

Learners are often referred to occupational therapists to assess their visual perceptual functioning. It is, therefore, imperative that the occupational therapists use the best assessment tools to obtain accurate and reliable results that lead to effective intervention which will be noticeable in the classroom functioning of these learners. A study was therefore conducted which correlated the results of the Developmental Test of Visual Perception (second edition) (DTVP-2) and the Test of Visual Perceptual Skills Revised (TVPS-R) in a cohort of 173 learners from Grade 1 to Grade 4 (children aged 6 years to 11 years). The learners attend a remedial school in Kwa-Zulu Natal (South Africa).

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