(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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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. 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)

There is now more space between items. Some of the pictures in the Eye-Hand Coordination Subtest have changed, fairly inconsequentially.

Live at Home Longer: The layout of the Examiner record form has become much more user-friendly. I’ve made this blog to share my experiences as an Occupational Therapist.

Limited Company or Umbrella Company? The Copying Subtest has been reordered to better reflect the developmental progression of drawing skills. 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.


UK, Here I Come! 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. Recruitment Working Abroad Part 2: Although this assessment has been around a long time, we are yet to have international standardisation.

DTVP-2 vs DTVP A Worthwhile Upgrade?

It now includes the letters corresponding to the answers, under each figure. Working Abroad Part 4: How to Future-Proof Your Home. It was developed by Marianne Frostig and colleagues in the early s, and first standardised in You can find the “official” list of changes on the publisher’s website, so I’m not going to repeat that, but instead share ctvp-2 experience.

But has much really changed? Please share your thoughts. 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.

The subtest has been expanded from 20 items to My workplace has purchased the DTVP-3 at the start of Was the removal of the Spatial Relations subtest beneficial? 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. No longer do we need to switch between the response booklet and the stimulus booklet for each subtest.

Scoring this subtest has also been much improved with provision of a Scoring Template, which includes all the necessary angles frostg measuring lines for msnual scoring. Now there is no component taking into account the speed of visual-motor integration tasks.


I used to get frustrated marking these, as the marking criteria was very strict about where the pencil marks were allowed to be. Is speed of completion relevant in assessing proficiency? 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 trostig protruded outside the shape.

However, having now used it, I am thankful for the small changes that have made the assessment much easier to administer.

Developmental Test of Visual Perception 2nd ed. by Lauren Goetz on Prezi

As shown in the example below, the layout dtcp-2 been improved. I’ve found it useful to double-check sometimes if the child points too quickly by saying “was that ‘B’ and ‘F’? This item has been moved from fourth place to sixth, with easier items inserted beforehand, to more closely follow the developmental progression i.

I would have thought so. The DTVP-3 boasts impressive reliability and “is shown to be unbiased relative to race, gender, and handedness. Was that data useful?