Why is EFU Important?
Academic skill: Visual Discrimination.
Curricular area: Reading Readiness/Spelling.
Consequences if ability is not developed:Able to make visual judgments.
Strengths if ability is well developed: Able to see figural relationships.
Summary:Underlying ability for reading. Visual discrimination is an important physiological component of reading. Without this ability, the student is liable to mistake b and d and p, inside letters, and omit small words in sentences.
Underlying ability for judgment. Evaluation is the foundation of judgment, prioritizing, and decision making. EFU is the first rung on the ladder leading to broader evaluation abilities.
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Why is CMU important?
Academic skill: Vocabulary
Curricular area: Reading/Language Arts.
Consequences if ability is not developed: Will have “word holes” in sentences.
Strengths if ability is well developed: Understands meanings and nuances.
Summary: Vocabulary is, obviously, an important component of reading comprehension. Infact, it is the single most important index of semantic skills in the schools. The more extensive a person’s vocabulary, the better he or she will perform academically.
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Why is CFS important?
Academic skill: Constancy of Object in Space Curricular area: Mathematics
Consequences if ability is not developed: Difficulty manipulating spatial relationships
Strengths if ability is well developed: Able to see spatial relationships
Summary:Underlying ability for figural systems at all levels—tasks involving all types of complex process-to-schematic design and comprehension, as well as schematic-to process comprehension
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