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Hart Chart

See Also: 136 Letter Chart There are a number of ways to approach using Hart Charts and a few will be described here. Feel free to add your own variations on the themes described. PURPOSE: To develop the ability to…

Experience Reader

  Purpose: To reinforce the match between vision and the speech-auditory in the reading process using the patient’s own speech vocabulary Materials: Dictated stories in the patient’s own words. Procedure: 1. Have the client (your child) dictate to you in…

bdpq Sorting

262 bdpq Sorting 263 bdpq Matching Chart 1 264 bdpq Sorting Chart 2 See Also: pdbq Introduction: Don’t let the names confuse you, bdpq and pdbq are indeed variations on the same exercise. They are, however, different and approach the…

Pursuit Reading

  Purpose: To improve eye movement skills while reading. To pay attention to the foreground figure, and actively suppress/ignore the background. Material: Reading material to be read for comprehension, so it should be at an appropriate level and not too…

Neurological Impress Method

See also: NIM 2 Introduction: This activity is a great way to enhance and reinforce high-level reading skills in new readers. The proximity and voice of the therapist also provides a safety net that can allow the child the challenge…

Visual/Auditory Verbal Program

  159 VA Verbal Program     Purpose: To create a sense of coding for language and to practice with representing simple and complex mental constructs using symbols. Symbols are translated into words, ideas, and sounds, and these are themselves…

Jensen Rock

  Purpose: To develop accuracy of focusing (accommodation) and localization in each eye when looking from near to far. Equipment/Material: The nearpoint target should be two cards with identical reading material on each. The reading material can be simple or…

280 Word Fixations

280 Saccadic Reading/Word Fixations Purpose: To improve visual fixation and localization prediction on reading material. This is both a challenging and highly effective exercise for building VSA skills for reading. Equipment/Material: Reading material, metronome, balance board/beam. Reading material to be read for…

322 Scrambled Letters

    Introduction: In this exercise, the client will hold a wire loop (described below) and use it as a sight to guide hand movements. The loop is used to visually ‘circle’ target letters laid out across the surface of…

340 Apell Reading

  340 Apell Reading   See Also: • 149 Rehearsal Reading Procedure/Materials: Begin by downloading and printing the attached document. Read it fully before beginning. This is a great exercise to build word and reading awareness and is appropriate for even…