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Motor-Free Visual Perception Test-4

Ronald P. Colarusso, EdD, and Donald D. Hammill, EdD

Measures overall visual perceptual ability in children and adults
Paper and pencil
Age range:
4 years to 80 years
20–25 minutes
Qualification level:
A degree, certificate, or license to practice in a health care profession or occupation, including (but not limited to) the following: medicine, neurology, nursing, occupational therapy and other allied health care professions, physician's assistants, psychiatry, social work; plus appropriate training and experience in the ethical administration, scoring, and interpretation of clinical behavioral assessment instruments. Certain health care providers may be eligible to purchase selected "B" and "C" level instruments within their area of expertise. Specifically, relevant supervised clinical experience using tests (i.e., internship, residency, etc.) in combination with formal coursework ( i.e., Tests and Measurement, Individual Assessment, or equivalent) qualifies a health care provider to purchase certain restricted products. Any PAR Customer already qualified to purchase a "B" or "C" level product, is also qualified to purchase an "S" level product. If you are not already qualified to purchase a "B"or "C" level product from PAR, please download and complete the special Qualification Form for Medical and Allied Health Professionals. (You will need Adobe Acrobat to view.) Close

An updated and streamlined version of the classic visual perception test, the MVPT-4 is the only nonmotor visual perceptual assesment that can be used throughout the life span.

  • Provides a quick, reliable, and valid measure of overall visual perceptual ability in children and adults.
  • Responses require no motor involvement, making the test particularly useful with those who may have motor disabilities.
  • Assesses visual discrimination, spatial relationships, visual memory, figure–ground discrimination, and visual closure.
  • Includes new norms for individuals ages 4 through 80 years.
  • Results of reliability and validity studies and performance comparisions with clinical populations are provided.
  • Generates one overall standard score and percentile rank.
  • Designed to be used for screening and research purposes by psychologists, occupational therapists, educational specialists, optometrists, and others who may need to determine a person's overall ability to discern and understand visual stimuli.