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

J Richmond, K Holland


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).

Key Words: Developmental Test of Visual Perception-2, Test of Visual Perceptual Skills-Revised, Assessment of Visual Perceptual functioning

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