OT Visual Terms
The ability to select objects within the environment and focus the gaze upon them.
Ability to judge distances, distinguish forms and separate objects from a surrounding background results in the ability to perceive objects and their relationship to the individual or to each other.
Figure Ground Perception:
The ability to distinguish the foreground from the background. “The separation of figures from background is accomplished by the visual system based on differences in features such as color, luminance, depth, orientation, texture or motion, and temporal information.
The ability to distinguish different types of forms plays an important role in visual recognition of objects, in visually guided manipulations and in variation within the environment.
“Effective visual processing and visuo-motor performance
an important prerequisite to perception and cognition and influences both motor planning and postural control.” cognition.
includes visual input through oculomotor control, visual fields and acuity, visual attention, organized scanning, pattern recognition and visual