Visual perception refers to the ability to use visual information to make sense of what we see. Visual perception relates strongly to the guidance of movement, for example walking, writing, using scissors, and completing puzzles. Visual motor integration (VMI) is the co-ordination of visual perceptual skills together with motor skills. It is the ability to integrate visual information and reproduce this as a motor output (for example, copying a picture).
A child who has problems with visual perception may: