Near Vision Test for Children.

  • Used to test near vision in children and young adults
  • Tests visual ability not reading ability
  • Matching tasks make it useful for assessing non readers
  • International spelling, does not use any words which differ between American English and British English such as mom/mum and color/colour.
  • Designed by Gayle Lamb (T.P.T.C, T.Sp.T.C, B.Ed., M.Ed.), primary and special education teacher, experienced teacher of students with vision impairments, language and literacy consultant and university lecturer.

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Near Vision Test for Children

Each test includes:

  • Selected Word Reading Chart
    Selection of high frequency single words of 3, 4 or more letters.
  • Words In Context
    Each passage is 25 words in length so the examiner can compare the child's speed and fluency with various print sizes. Each passage contains commonly used grammatical structures and experiences and concepts familiar to children.
  • Word Matching booklet & card
    Useful for non readers. Words have been chosen for their high frequency of use but restricted to 3 and 4 letter words with no ascenders or descenders.
  • Letter Matching booklet & card
    Useful for non readers. Letters have been chosen for equal legibility and are presented in upper case.
  • Number Matching chart
    Matching task with numbers of equal egibility.
  • Shape Matching chart
    Matching task with simple geometric shapes.
  • Print size transparency.
    Overlay this transparency onto a page of text to determine the print size used.

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Australia & NZAUD $150
CanadaCAD $199
UK£ $125

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