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Visual Perception Skills for Children with Dyslexia | PART 6: Visual discrimination

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Developing the visual discrimination of school-age children requires patience and organisation; it is not an easy task. However, with its practical and theoretical information, this resource material – the sixth in a series of seven books– could serve as the ultimate guide to boosting key visual perceptual processing skills.

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  • Visual discrimination

    Age Group : 6+

    Laid out in a colourful, interactive and easy-to-use format, this book is addressed to special education needs teachers, occupational therapists, logopedists, parents and schoolteachers who aim to support children in developing and strengthening their skills. It introduces a set of games and activities that build and enhance visual perceptual skills in an exciting way.

    Visual discrimination denotes the ability to perceive the similarities and subtle differences in objects and forms. Children with learning deficits have difficulty mastering visual discrimination. They often find it hard to identify the similarities and differences between vowels and consonants; in consequence, they reverse, omit or add letters when reading or writing a word. For example, if they cannot understand the differences between the words “foster” and “faster”, they have difficulty discriminating vowels, while if this difficulty pertains to consonants –as in the case of “caper” and “cater”– it implies consonant discrimination deficits.

    In this book, you will learn that visual perceptual skills influence several aspects of human development and everyday life, ranging from (mixed) motor skills to essential life aptitudes.

    This book comprises inter alia:

    • 156 worksheets
    • activities requiring an ability to visually detect differences and similarities in a wide range of variables such as colour, shape, size, orientation, numbers, syllables and words. More specifically, there are exercises on two-digit and three-digit numbers, uppercase and lowercase letters as well as on two-syllable, three-syllable and polysyllabic words of a simple or complex phonotactic structure.
    • 4 interactive games.
  • Theoretical background

    • Visual perception, definition, categories
    • Visual perception and dyslexia
    • Visual discrimination, definition
    • Visual discrimination deficits
    • Compensatory strategies
    • Visual discrimination of colours, shapes, size, distance and position in space
    • Visual discrimination and academic skills
    • Content analysis

    Practice activities

    Level 1: Visual discrimination activities

    • Visual colour discrimination
    • Visual shape discrimination
    • Visual size discrimination
    • Visual orientation discrimination

    Level 2: Visual discrimination activities

    • Visual discrimination of lowercase and uppercase letters
    • Visual discrimination of syllables
    • Visual discrimination of words with a VCV phonotactic structure
    • Visual discrimination of numbers
    • Visual discrimination of two-digit numbers
    • Visual discrimination of three-digit numbers

    Level 3: Visual discrimination activities

    • Visual discrimination of two-syllable words with a simple and complex phonotactic
    • structure
    • Visual discrimination of three-syllable words with a simple and complex phonotactic
    • structure
    • Visual discrimination of polysyllabic words with a simple and complex phonotactic
    • structure

    Interactive games and activities

  • Type: Paper or PDF file
    SKU: EN-EB1035
    Number of pages: 215
    Author: Alice Kassotaki–Speech Pathologist, MSc, BSc
    Translation & Proofreading: Maria Rigli

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Visual Perception Skills for Children with Dyslexia

This is an outstanding series for anyone interested in helping young people to read. It combines complex and current scientific theory with simple easy to use tasks in a fun way. The number of tasks in the workbooks allow the user to get the frequency and intensity of input to achieve a neuroplastic response and achieve sustained improvements. I commend the authors on this outstanding work and strongly recommend this series of workbooks. David Martin Speech Language Pathologist.

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Visual Perception Skills for Children with Dyslexia

This is an outstanding series for anyone interested in helping young people to read. It combines complex and current scientific theory with simple easy to use tasks in a fun way. The number of tasks in the workbooks allow the user to get the frequency and intensity of input to achieve a neuroplastic response and achieve sustained improvements. I commend the authors on this outstanding work and strongly recommend this series of workbooks. David Martin Speech Language Pathologist.

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I have purchased a number of resources from upbility. The resources have been of high quality and the customer service has been exceptional. I recently lost data through a computer crash. I contacted upbility and within 24 hours they had reissued the resources I had lost. I can't thank them enough. This is a truly great organisation to deal with! David Martin Speech Language Pathologist

We are delighted that you enjoyed our resource and thank you for taking the time to share your experience with others. We look forward to hearing again from you!