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Document Type

Research Paper

Superseded Degree Name

Master of Arts in Education (Education of Mentally Handicapped)

Colleges & School

Cardinal Stritch College

Degree Granted By

Cardinal Stritch College

First Advisor

Sister Joanne Marie Kliebhan, O.S.F.

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Visual perception; Preschool children


Increasing attention has been tendered to the visual perceptual development of young children. This attention has been focused on training procedures to improve visual perceptual ability and tests to screen development of the same. There is not a great amount of research available on the young preschool child. The writer endeavored to research the following topics (as they pertain to the preschool child): 1. The development of visual perception in the very early years. 2. The effectiveness of a visual perceptual training program. 3. The relationship of visual perceptual skills to reading readiness and reading success. 4. The visual. modality of learning. 5. Valid instruments for assessing visual perception.


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