Visual-Spatial Organization and Reading Support for a Cognitive-Developmental Interpretation

@inproceedings{Kershner1975VisualSpatialOA,
  title={Visual-Spatial Organization and Reading Support for a Cognitive-Developmental Interpretation},
  author={John R. Kershner},
  year={1975}
}
In an intact class of grade two children, cognitive spatial ability was better than the children's visual-perceptual ability in differentiating good from poorer readers. The visual-perceptual skills measured by the Frostig test were insufficient for advanced reading at the grade two level and an unnecessary requirement for high reading ability. The results suggest that perceptual-motor training will be the most effective when used preventively rather than remedially and when the programs are… CONTINUE READING