you have a child with a visual dysfunction in your classroom?
Ronald Kinsley-Crisp. M.Phil.B.Phil.ED.(VH).1998
Manual and Assessment Kit for use by Teachers in mainstream
schools who have children with learning difficulties and/or
behavioural problems, but who are not Regarded as Visually
may also be used by Teachers of the Visually Impaired and
other professionals working in the field of Visual Impairment,
as a baseline diagnostic test.
on over 25 years experience of working with visually impaired
and multi-handicapped children of all ages and 4 years research
at Loughborough University, the author has compiled an information
manual and a series of non-clinical visual tests for the assessment
of the functional vision of school children with special reference
to those mentioned above.
a Teacher Needs to Know
a Teacher Should Look For
Ways for a Teacher to Assess a Child's Functional Vision
in a Classroom
of Completed Checklist
on Terms a Teacher May Come Across
on Normal Sight/Vision, non-clinical test for:
of Coloured Overlays
Cards and Information Sheets.
information, directories etc. are written in such a way that
all teachers should easily be able to use the kit etc. Information
gained from the assessment will allow the child's teacher
to ascertain whether or not a child's learning difficulties
etc. are due to a visual dysfunction and will also allow her
to provide an informed, productive remedial programme to help
him overcome his problems.
the manual and assessment kit are housed in a ring binder
to allow the photocopying of the Master Sheets etc. They can
also be provided in a different format should a teacher so