Perceptual Assessment

paediatric eye care


children and visual disorders

 

Perceptual assessment is aimed at determining if the child has any challenges with reading and learning in general and where the strengths and deficiencies lie. It looks a little deeper at information acquisition and processing and ranks the child’s performance in accordance with age norms.Eighty percent of learning is visual .This assessment dives well beyond what the eye can see. It helps us understand the strengths and weaknesses of their learning strategy.

This check is very useful if you are questioning whether there may be specific reading or learning difficulty that the child may have.

We can devise a strategy often in concert with other allied health practitioners to help your child achieve a better academic potential. Based on your Child’s assessment ; Speech Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, Audiologists, Special Ed Teachers, Psychologists may need to be  outsourced in this arena.

We can offer you guidance in the area.These specialized examinations are not covered by the medicare system.