The Developing Ocular Motor and Visual Perceptual Skills book helps occupational therapists, optometrists, and other professionals develop the ocular motor and visual perceptual skills of children with learning disabilities. To establish a framework for understanding, each chapter begins with the scientific theories used to develop the activity forms. Insightful suggestions are included on how to solidify the program's success. The easy-to-follow activity forms are then presented along with numerous illustrations that help develop ocular motor and visual perceptual skills. The forms are divided itno as many as five levels of difficulty so both children and teenagers can benefit from each activity. Topics include: Ocular motor, Gross motor, Visual-motor perception, Visual memory, Laterality, Reversals, Complexity of reading. Also contains daily lesson plans and practical tips on how to successfully start an activities program. Other helpful features include a glossary of terms and a reference list in individuals and organizations that work with children with learning disabilties to develop these skills. All professionals looking to assess and enhance a variety of fine motor and visual perception deficiencies will welcome this workbook into their practice!
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