Perceptual-Motor Characteristics of Children With Visual Impairments
- Visual Perception of Motor Impaired Children: Implications for Assessment. Newcomer, Phyllis; Hammill, Donald // Exceptional Children;Jan1973, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p335
The article focuses on children with motor disabilities that are frequently depicted as having serious impairment in visual perception. It is noted that cerebral dysfunction is often the suspected cause of both motor impairment and visual misperception. Moreover, many theorists postulate a...
- Selection of effective tests of motor ability in preschool children based on pass-or-fail... Goshi, Fumio; Demura, Shinichi // Perceptual & Motor Skills;Feb99, Vol. 88 Issue 1, p169
Focuses on effective tests of motor ability based on pass-or-fail criteria for use with preschool children. Examination of locomotion, manipulation and stability; Categories of field tests of motor ability; Influence of testing conditions on performance; Estimation of motor ability by the...
- Contextual interference effects on the acquisition and retention of fundamental motor skills. Wegman, Eitan // Perceptual & Motor Skills;Feb99, Vol. 88 Issue 1, p182
Examines the effects of three practice models, repetition, random and combined, on the acquisition and retention of fundamental motor skills. Retention of learned skills as one of the most important goals in teaching motor skills; Subjects' practicing of skills of ball rolling, racket striking...
- Validity of the Assessment of Motor and Process Skills with Students Who Are Visually Impaired. Sellers, Sarah W.; Fisher, Anne G.; Duran, Leslie J. // Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness;Mar2001, Vol. 95 Issue 3, p164
Deals with a study which examined the validity of the Assessment of Motor and Process Skills, a standardized observational activities of daily living assessment in evaluating the quality of motor and process skills. How the study was conducted; Results of the study.
- Match Game. Pope, Kathryn // Parenting;Dec/Jan2003, Vol. 16 Issue 10, p179
Focuses on activities that would encourage toddlers to distinguish similarities between objects. Stage of development where toddlers can recognize item similarities; Role of creativity in child development.
- Hold a crayon and draw. Greene, Brittni // Parenting;Aug2005, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p174
Presents tips for parents on enhancing the motor skills of toddlers. Range of months that a child can hold a crayon and deliberate it; Ways to nurture the creative impulses of toddlers.
- Without limits. Learner, Sue // Nursery World (Haymarket Business Publications Ltd);5/28/2012, Vol. 112 Issue 4295, p22
The article offers information on the Dorton House Nursery for visually impaired children impairment, located in Kent, England, founded by Royal London Society for Blind People (RLSB). It states that the nursery applies a 1:1 or 1:2 ratio of staff to children to help them build confidence in...
- Development of an Instrument to Measure Manual Dexterity in Children with Visual Impairments... Reimer, Annemeike M.; Smits-Engelsman, Bouwien C.M. // Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness;Oct99, Vol. 93 Issue 10, p643
Abstract: This article describes the development of the Test for Manual Dexterity in Visually Impaired Children. The test was used to chart the manual skills of children with visual impairments (those who were blind or had low vision) and a control group of sighted children in the Netherlands...
- Association Between Physical and Motor Development in Childhood: A Longitudinal Study of Japanese Twins. Silventoinen, Karri; Pitkäniemi, Janne; Latvala, Antti; Kaprio, Jaakko; Yokoyama, Yoshie // Twin Research & Human Genetics;Jun2014, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p192
Length and weight in infancy are associated with neurodevelopment, but less is known about growth in other anthropometric measures. In this study we analyzed how the development in length, weight, head circumference, and chest circumference over infancy is associated with motor development in...