ERIC Number: ED035159
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
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Visual and Perceptual Aspects for the Achieving and Underachieving Child.
Wold, Robert M., Ed.
Twenty five articles, grouped as either theory, interprofessional coordination and cooperation, or testing and remediation, consider perception and achievement. Discussions of the following topics are included: why children don't read better, the myth or reality of dyslexia, visual development, developmental testing and training, the role of vision in achievement and learning disabilities, dyschriesopia, near binocular performance, dominance, interprofessional relationships, school vision programs, school screening, optometry, the role of the optometrist, and the role of the National Society for Vision and Perception Training. Also considered are the Winter Haven Program and the team approach, eye movements and eye-hand coordination, phrase reading, the perception of phrases, visual memory, the development of directionality and perception, the treatment of strephosymbolia, a perceptual motor program, perceptual training, drug therapy in minimal brain dysfunction, and disability terminology. (RJ)
Descriptors: Drug Therapy, Dyslexia, Exceptional Child Education, Eye Hand Coordination, Eye Movements, Identification, Interdisciplinary Approach, Lateral Dominance, Learning Disabilities, Optometrists, Perception Tests, Perceptual Handicaps, Perceptual Motor Coordination, Teaching Methods, Underachievement, Visual Perception
Special Child Publications, Inc., 4535 Union Bay Place N.E., Seattle, Washington 98105
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