When indications of more significant vision processing and integration problems are noted in the initial learning exam, this more thorough testing is needed to fully identify the problems and to better determine a therapy plan.
- 1.5 - 2 hours of testing with Dr. and Therapist which will include a combination of individualized tests listed below depending on the age and needs of the child.
- A separate 30 - 45 minute consultatoin with the Doctor for both parents to go over results and recommendations. Done 1-2 weeks after exam to allow time for report to be done.
- Long professional report that includes findings, referrals, and recommendations for teachers and other professionals
Battery of possible tests:
- Gross Motor & Bilaterality Testing
- Laterality & Directionality Testing
- Testing for Visual Perceptual Skills (TVPS) - Tests seven areas of vision perception including visual memory, sequential memory, closure, figure ground, discrimination, spatial awareness, and form constancy.
- Visual Integration Tests -
- Visual Memory with Auditory
- Visual memory with Motor
- Visual Auditory Discrimination
- Auditory Screenings -
- Auditory Visual Integration
- Auditory Attention Span
- Autditory Analysis Test
- Visual Fine Motor Tests -
- Visual Motor Speed & Precision
- Visual Motor Integration (Beery VMI)
- Wold Sentence Copy
Language Screenings -
- Dyslexia Determination Test (DDT)
- Vis-a-graph - computerized testing of tracking while reading with comprehension
- Reading Comprehension Test - Computerized testing of reading level and speed
Color Sensitivity Testing - (Colorimetry) Specialty testing with colorimeter instrument to come up with much more individualized tint. (Only used in highly sensitive patients with good awareness (teenagers +)
Insurance - Major medical will sometimes help pay for a portion but often not covered.