Visual Processing Disorders

Signs of visual information processing disorders

Trouble learning left from right

Untidy writing

Reverses letters & numbers

Mistakes words with similar beginnings

Poor recall of visually presented material

Can respond better orally than in writing

Is disorganised

Delayed learning of the alphabet

Doesn't recognise the same word repeated on a page

Seems to know material, but does poorly on written tests

Slow copying & completing worksheets

Trouble copying from board to book

Trouble learning basic math concepts

Trouble with sight word vocabulary

Erases excessively

Difficulty following instructions