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ERIC Number: EJ991458
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Dec
Pages: 5
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 4
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0734-2829
Test Review: The Beery Developmental Test of Visual-Motor Integration
McCrimmon, Adam W.; Altomare, Alyssa A.; Matchullis, Ryan L.; Jitlina, Katia
Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, v30 n6 p588-592 Dec 2012
This article presents a review of the "Beery Developmental Test of Visual-Motor Integration" (6th edition). The "Beery Developmental Test of Visual-Motor Integration" is a newly updated measure of visual-motor abilities for individuals aged 2 to 100 years that principally represents a normative update from the fifth edition. Published by Pearson, it is primarily used in educational, medical, and research settings with individuals who may have difficulties with visual-motor integration to acquire necessary services for these individuals, to evaluate the success of educational and other interventions, and for use as a research tool. The Beery VMI-6 may be a good initial measure in an assessment battery, particularly with children, as the enjoyment and feelings of success through drawing can help establish rapport. The Beery VMI-6 is classified as a Level B, Q1, Q2 measure, meaning that administrators are required to have a bachelor's degree in psychology or formal training in another related field with specific training in assessment.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Beery Developmental Test of Visual Motor Integration