FROSTIG. DEVELOPMENTAL TEST OF VISUAL PERCEPTION

Author:
Marianna Frostig
Polish standardization and manual:
Ewa Pietsch-Szurek, Barbara Szmigielska-Siuta, Jerzy Siuta (1999)
Age:
Preschool children and younger school children
Procedure:
Younger children – individual administration, approximately 30–45 min; older children – group administration, approximately 60 min.
Especially useful for:
Psychologists (MA degree in psychology required); educators – after completing the training
Category:
B2 – for psychologists; other professionals only after general psychometric training and test training

A nonverbal test measuring level of development of visual perception.

DESCRIPTION: The test consists of 72 drawing trials grouped into five sub-tests assessing eye-motor co-ordination, figure ground, form constancy, position in space and spatial relations.

RELIABILITY: Satisfactory internal consistency and stability.

VALIDITY: Satisfactory factor validity.

NORMS: For children aged 4-8.

APPLICATIONS: Assessment of level of visual perception and the associated school readiness, diagnosis of motor disturbances in children.

Note! Children with deficits in the visual analyser may be trained by means of a special program: M. Frostig & D. Horne, Pictures and Patterns. The Developmental Program in Visual Perception.

MATERIALS:
•    Kit (25 test booklets, manual, set of plates, set of scoring standards)
•    Manual
•    Test booklets (25 copies)
•    Set of plates
•    Set of scoring standards

We invite you to get acquainted with the most recent version of the popular Marianne Frostig’s Developmental Test of Visual Perception: DTVP-3. The tool design was largely modified which allows for a better assessment of the child’s visual perception.     

Please note: All of our tests are published in Polish. There are not available other language versions of our tools.

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