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INFO from the SENCO

Kristen Ferguson —

Definition: Visual processing disorder refers to a reduced ability to make sense of information taken in through the eyes. This is different from problems involving sight or sharpness of vision. Difficulties with visual processing affect how visual information is interpreted or processed.

What is Visual Processing? (Video)

Visual Perceptual Processing Disorder Checklist

Visual Processing Disorder (informational website)

The Difference Between Visual Processing Disorder and Dyslexia (informational website)

Who Can Help? If you think your child might have visual processing difficulties, please speak to your child's teacher or myself (kferguson@kaikorai.school.nz) to explore options on how we can support your child better. You can also contact the following agencies who are professionals in this area. 

SPELD 

OCULA

Irlen Syndrome (In2Learning)

If you have any further questions, please don't hesitate to contact me. (kferguson@kaikorai.school.nz)

Kristen Ferguson (SENCO)