(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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I find this very frosig, because the same assessment can be used in early primary school, and again for comparison around the age of transition to high school. Please share your thoughts. Now there is no component taking into account the speed of visual-motor integration tasks.

The layout of the Examiner record form has become much more user-friendly.

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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. 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. I hope you learn something new here about therapeutic equipment, assessment tools, and issues affecting our profession.


The subtest has been expanded from 20 items to Working Abroad Part 4: At first glance, it appeared to me that the packaging had just been made more colourful, and a few of the subtests removed. I felt the children were 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.

How to Future-Proof Your Home. No longer do we need to switch between the response booklet and the stimulus booklet for each subtest. 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 frostlg unique circumstances.

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Was the removal of the Spatial Relations subtest beneficial? Scoring this subtest has also been much improved with provision of a Scoring Template, which includes all the necessary angles and ffostig lines for accurate scoring.

Although this assessment has been around a long time, we are yet to have international standardisation. I’ve found it useful to double-check sometimes if the child points too quickly by saying “was that ‘B’ and ‘F’?

But has much really changed? The Copying Subtest has been reordered to better reflect the developmental progression of drawing skills.

It now includes the letters corresponding to the answers, under each figure. Visual-Motor Speed and Spatial Relations Not only has removal of three subtests Ctvp-2 in Space, Spatial Relations, and Visual-Motor Speed meant shorter administration time, the change in order has helped test administration run more smoothly.


Is speed of completion relevant in assessing proficiency? 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.

Some of the pictures in the Eye-Hand Coordination Subtest have changed, fairly inconsequentially. I used to get frustrated marking these, as the marking criteria was very strict about where the pencil marks were allowed to be.

I’ve made this blog to share my experiences as an Occupational Therapist. As shown in the example below, the layout has been improved. My workplace has purchased the DTVP-3 at the start of There is now more space between items.

I would have thought so.

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

However, having now used it, I am thankful for the small changes that have made the assessment much easier to administer. It was developed by Marianne Frostig and colleagues in the early s, and first standardised in Was that data useful? The DTVP-3 boasts impressive reliability and “is shown to be unbiased relative to race, gender, and handedness.

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