Ch 10: Visual Perceptual Activities for Teachers

About This Chapter

Get ideas for visual perceptual activities for your classroom with this helpful collection of special education resources. Teachers can access these lessons at any time to engage their classes with games and activities that are designed to build visual perception skills.

Visual Perceptual Activities for Teachers - Chapter Summary

This chapter offers fun and effective special education classroom games and activities pertaining to visual perception. Our expert instructors walk you through the steps needed to plan and administer activities that address skills in visual perception, processing, motor integration and more.

After you learn about each activity, take the accompanying lesson quiz to ensure your readiness to apply them in the classroom. You consult this chapter at your convenience and access these resources on any computer or mobile device.

How It Helps

  • Engages students: These class activities are designed to engage your special education students.
  • Outlines instructional activities: Lessons offer several ideas of class activities that accommodate students with visual disabilities.
  • Enhances student skills: The included class activities and games build visual perception skills for special education students.

Skills Covered

After completing this chapter, you'll be equipped to:

  • Use visual processing, visual perception and visual-motor integration activities in your classroom
  • Come up with form constancy classroom activities
  • Outline effective and fun visual discrimination games

13 Lessons in Chapter 10: Visual Perceptual Activities for Teachers
Visual Processing Activities

1. Visual Processing Activities

This lesson will focus on visual processing disorder, providing some basic background information, and presenting various activities for individuals with this disorder.

Visual Perception Activities for Kids

2. Visual Perception Activities for Kids

Visual perception skills are essential tools in reading, writing, and math success as well as everyday tasks like choosing a matching outfit for the day and playing sports. Read on for activities to strengthen visual perception skills for kids.

Form Constancy Activities

3. Form Constancy Activities

Strong form constancy skills help a child succeed in many tasks that require keen visual perception skills including reading, writing, and math. Select from these activities for fun and engaging ways to help children strengthen form constancy skills.

Visual Discrimination Activities & Games

4. Visual Discrimination Activities & Games

Children can have fun and improve their visual discrimination skills at the same time. Read on to discover some activities and games that help children distinguish important differences in items, including letters and numbers.

Visual-Motor Integration Activities

5. Visual-Motor Integration Activities

What do catching a ball and drawing a diagonal line have in common? They both require visual-motor integration skills. Find out how to improve these skills with specific activities by reading on.

Art Activities for Special Needs High School Students

6. Art Activities for Special Needs High School Students

Art can be an amazing outlet for students with special needs, and it can also provide an opportunity for self expression. The activities in this lesson offer some ideas for doing art with high school students with special needs.

Art Activities for Children with Special Needs

7. Art Activities for Children with Special Needs

Art can be a wonderful outlet for students with special needs. This lesson offers some activities that will help students showcase their strengths, learn about themselves and one another, and express their ideas and feelings.

Art Activities for Students with Autism

8. Art Activities for Students with Autism

It can be hard to motivate autistic students to join in art activities because the sensory stimulation can be difficult for them. This lesson reviews some do's and don'ts related to art for students with autism.

Games to Improve Visual Spatial Skills in Children

9. Games to Improve Visual Spatial Skills in Children

If you are trying to improve your students' visual and spatial skills, it can help to have some games to work with. This lesson offers ideas for keeping learning fun while developing this skill set in your students.

Art Activities for Blind Students

10. Art Activities for Blind Students

Can blind or visually impaired students enjoy art? Absolutely! In this lesson, you will find ideas for engaging and creative art projects for your visually impaired students.

Braille Alphabet Chart Lesson Plan

11. Braille Alphabet Chart Lesson Plan

With this lesson plan, your students will learn how the braille system works. They will develop empathy for the visually impaired and practice communicating in braille by both sight and touch.

Accommodations for Students with Visual-Spatial Learning Disorder

12. Accommodations for Students with Visual-Spatial Learning Disorder

Students who have a visual-spatial disorder need specific accommodations to address their learning. In this lesson, we'll explore the different accommodations used to help them with this processing deficit.

Visual Perception Occupational Therapy Activities

13. Visual Perception Occupational Therapy Activities

Using visual perception activities with your occupational therapy students can engage them in decoding images and words. These primary grade activities will help you provide students with opportunities to develop and apply visual perception skills.

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