Publication Year: 2010
Age Range: 2 years to 100 years
Administration: Individual and Group – Short and Full Format tests: 10–15 minutes each; Visual and Motor tests: 5 minutes each
Qualification Code: B
Internationally respected and backed by decades of research and clinical use, the Beery VMI, now in its sixth edition, offers a convenient and economical way to screen for visual-motor deficits that can lead to learning, neuropsychological and behaviour problems.
The sixth edition of the Beery VMI remains strongly focused upon early childhood education. It includes updated norms for ages 2 years to 18 years.
Adult norms are also included for age 19 years and above, but were not updated in this most recent edition. This edition also provides updated reports of medical, neuropsychological, international and other important advances in the use of the Beery VMI in recent years.
In this edition we have also combined the child and adult forms making it more convenient if you work with clients of different ages. You may continue to use your existing forms since the test content has not changed, but you should order a new Beery VMI, 6th Edition manual so that you have the most up-to-date information.
The Beery VMI helps assess the extent to which individuals can integrate their visual and motor abilities. 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.
The Beery VMI series also provides supplemental Visual Perception and Motor Co-ordination tests, which use the same stimulus forms as the Short Format and Full Format tests.
These optional assessments are designed to be administered after results from 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 from all three tests can be quickly and easily made on the graphic profile provided in the test booklets.
Beery VMI Sixth Edition Starter Kit
Includes manual, 10 full forms, 10 short forms, 10 visual perception forms and 10 motor co-ordination forms