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October 1938

A Child's Graded Reading Book for Eye Specialists.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1938;20(4):697. doi:10.1001/archopht.1938.00850220169016

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Oculists frequently are consulted concerning the school difficulties of a backward child or the preparation of a normal child for the task of learning to read and to enter school work. Visual recognition of picture forms, symbol (letter) forms and word forms enter (among other factors) into the situation, and the child's ability to recognize and respond to these forms should be tested.

The authors have prepared a series of graded plates involving visual recognition, interpretation and comprehension of material in each of these form classes and have bound them together into a useful little booklet. While it by no means furnishes a complete analysis of the child's visual functions and comprehension, it is simple and appears to be a careful and well arranged piece of work which has a definite and valuable place in such tests. It does not pretend to be more than it

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