About This Chapter
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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- Auditory Learning Strategies for Teachers
- Teaching Memory Games & Exercises
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