BEERY VMI Beery-Buktenica Developmental Test of Visual-Motor Integration– Sixth Edition Starter Kit Ages: 2 through Testing Time: Purpose. The Beery-Buktenica Test, also known as Developmental Test of Visual -Motor Integration or VMI, is designed to identify deficits in visual perception. Developmental Test of Visual-Motor Integration – 6 (VMI-6) (Beery VMI). Authors: Keith E. Beery, PhD / Norman A. Buktenica / Natasha A. Beery, MS.
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Internationally respected and backed by decades of research and clinical use, the Beery VMInow in its sixth editionoffers a convenient and economical way to screen for visual-motor, neuropsychological, and behavior problems. This new edition also provides updated reports of medical, neuropsychological, international, and other important advances in the use of the Beery VMI in recent years.
The child and adult forms have been combined, making it more convenient if you work with clients of different ages. The Short Format and Full Format tests present drawings of geometric forms arranged in order of increasing difficulty that the individual is asked to copy.
The Short Format is often used with children ages 2 to 8 years. These optional assessments are designed to be administered after results inegration the Short Format or Full Format test show the need for further testing, to help compare an individual’s test results with relatively pure visual and motor performances. One or both of the supplemental tests may be used.
A statistical comparison of results off all three tests can be quickly and easily made on the graphic profile provided in the test booklets. How to Use This Test The Beery VMI can be used by psychologists, learning disability specialists, school counselors, teachers, and other professionals to help:.
Norms The Beery VMI was standardized on a national sample of 1, individuals age 2 to 18 years and 1, adults agesand has proven reliability and validity. Updates of medical neuropsychological, international, and other studies are also reported.
Studies have indicated that visuoconstructional deficits are an early indicator visua-motor dementia, such as Alzheimer’s disease. Considered by clinicians and researchers as more robust and better statistically, the Beery VMI test contains supplemental tests of visual perception and motor coordination that provide much needed information to help form a confident diagnosis.
Unlike other tests of visual motor integration that can be too intimidating, inconsistent, or insensitive to many older adults, the Beery VMI has been found to be both comfortable and effective for this population. Results are reported as standard score, percentile, or other equivalents. Shopping Cart 0 Advanced Search. Use our new online qualifications system to attach your professional credentials to your customer profile so you can unlock our assessment products for purchase in our webstore.
Click on My Account in the top right corner after signing in to access your profile page and add your credentials today. KIT Weight 4 lbs. Other Components beery-bukteinca Related Products:. These consist of basic gross motor, fine motor, visual, and visual-fine motor developmental “stepping stones” that have berry-buktenica identified by research criteria. Many examiners find the age norm information to be useful in helping parents better understand their child’s current level of development.
The manual also presents teaching suggestions.
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As culture-free, non-verbal assessment, the Beery VMI is useful with individuals of diverse environmental, educational, and linguistic backgrounds. The Short and Full Format tests can be administered individually or to groups.
Individual administration is recommended for the devellopmental tests. How to Use This Test The Beery VMI can be used by psychologists, learning disability specialists, school counselors, teachers, and other professionals to help: Identify individuals who may be encountering difficulties in visual-motor integration Make appropriate referrals for needed services Integrarion the effectiveness of remedial and other interventions Conduct research Norms The Beery VMI was standardized on a national sample of 1, individuals age 2 to 18 years and 1, adults agesand has proven reliability and validity.