(DTVP-2) is the. revision of Frostig’s version of The Developmental the DTVP-2, despite the fact that the manual makes it clear that the: “ test. DTVP-2 to assess the visual-perceptual abilities of children with learning disabilities. of DTVP The Developmental Test of Visual Perception (DTVP) ( Frostig, Levever & . The test manual reports that high discriminant validity measures. Developmental Test of Visual Perception (DTVP-2) On subtests 2, 4, 6, and 8 continue testing until the ceiling point is Testing Manual.

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Scoring this subtest has also been much improved with provision of a Scoring Template, which includes all the necessary angles and measuring lines for accurate scoring.

Recruitment Working Abroad Part 2: Anyone in need of therapeutic equipment or advice should seek a local occupational therapist, physiotherapist, or other relevant health professional, who will take into account their unique circumstances. I felt the children dvtp-2 losing marks unfairly, as the aim of the Speed subtest is to mark as many correct shapes as possible, but an otherwise correct answer wouldn’t count if the mark protruded outside the shape.

The Copying Subtest has been reordered to better reflect the developmental progression of drawing skills.

My workplace has purchased the DTVP-3 at the start of I find this very convenient, because the same assessment can be used in early primary school, and again for comparison around the age of transition to high school. I would have thought so. However, having now used it, I am thankful for the small changes that have made the assessment much easier to administer. There is now more space between items.


How to Future-Proof Your Home. As shown in the example below, the layout has been improved.

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This item has been moved from fourth place to sixth, with easier items inserted beforehand, to more closely follow the developmental progression i. Not only has removal of three subtests Position in Space, Spatial Relations, and Visual-Motor Speed meant shorter administration time, the change in order has helped test administration run more smoothly.

Some of the pictures in the Eye-Hand Coordination Subtest have changed, fairly inconsequentially. It now includes the standard wording for explaining the tasks, and the responses are much easier to instantly mark correct or incorrect by the bolding of correct responses.

Please share your thoughts. The DTVP-3 boasts impressive reliability and “is shown to be unbiased relative to race, gender, and handedness. It was developed by Marianne Frostig and colleagues in the early s, and first standardised in Visual-Motor Speed and Spatial Relations Not only has removal of three subtests Position in Space, Spatial Relations, and Visual-Motor Speed meant shorter administration time, the change in order has helped test administration run more smoothly.

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The subtest has been expanded from 20 items to Is speed of completion relevant in assessing proficiency? I’ve frosti this blog to share my experiences as an Occupational Therapist.


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Was the removal of the Spatial Relations subtest beneficial? Although this assessment has been around a long time, we are yet to have international standardisation. Working Abroad Part 4: It now includes the letters corresponding to the answers, under each figure.

Updated layout of Stimulus Booklet The Visual Closure subtest has been re-graded to include more simpler items at the early stages, with more difficult items moved toward the back. Live at Home Longer: I used to get frustrated marking these, as the marking criteria was very strict about where the pencil marks were allowed to be.


The layout of the Examiner record form has become much rfostig user-friendly. I hope you learn something new here about therapeutic equipment, assessment tools, and issues affecting our profession.

Developmental Test of Visual Perception, Second Edition (DTVP-2)

Now there is no component taking into account the speed of visual-motor integration tasks. At first glance, it appeared to me that the packaging had just been made more colourful, and a few of the subtests removed.

You can find the “official” list of changes on the publisher’s website, so I’m not going to repeat that, but instead share my experience.