Tag: saccades

Michigan Tracking Worksheets

These worksheets are part of the Michigan Tracking exercise. There are a number of samples, with varying font styles and sizes. Clients should start with larger fonts with text that is easier to understand before moving to fonts that are…

Perceptual Speed Letters

Perceptual Speed Letters Download this pdf: Perceptual Speed Letters This activity is designed to help build visual search skills, saccadic (jump) movements, and letter recognition. It is appropriate for all ages and only minimal letter recognition is required. Material: Begin…

Coding

Materials: Download and print the attached document: Coding Procedure: Follow the instructions on the attached document. Coding is based on the following table where each letter is represented by a row and column reference. So, for example, A1 is ‘C’,…

Letter Charts

Letter Charts Small: 136 Letter Chart Medium: 137 Letter Chart Letter charts are used frequently in a number of activities. Two sizes are presented here, but these can easily be magnified or minified using photocopiers, fax machines, and digital cameras and software.

Michigan Tracking

PURPOSE: To improve fine saccadic accuracy and speed. PROCEDURE 1: Select one of the following worksheets. Begin with something easy for the client, with larger fonts being easier than smaller. Underline the letters starting at the top left hand corner. When…

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…

Blow Ball

  Purpose: To strengthen convergence and near accommodative skills, and concentration and self-control. Materials: Ping pong ball. ‘Blow Ball Track’ – Take a paper towel tube and cut it in half lengthwise. Color/paint in three or four coloured lines at…

Continuous Motion

See Also: Continuous Motion Eye-Hand Download: Continuous Motion PURPOSE: To improve planning of visually guided fine motor movements.PROCEDURE: On the attached worksheet, circle the number 1 as long as needed until number 2 is found, then draw a line to the…

Calendar-Book Rock

  Purpose: To develop rapid and accurate shifts in focusing (accommodation) between near and far targets while processing information. Material: Calendar or Letter Charts (available here), a book, magazine, or below grade-level reading material. The letters should be very easy…

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…