Visual tracking and perception are important for many daily activities such as reading, writing, playing catch, participating in sports, eating, and more. Poor visual skills also impact attention. If a child is unable to process visual input correctly, they may become frustrated and shut down when trying to complete a task or will be unable to attend to that task. While poor visual processing skills can stand alone as a developmental delay, it is oftentimes linked to other disorders such as SPD, ADD/ADHD, and ASD. It's not uncommon for a parent to report that their child's vision is fine because their optometrist told them so. What many parents don’t understand is that visual acuity and perception are two different things. "Visual acuity is the ability to see clearly and sharply, while visual perception is how we process and interpret what we see for a functional outcome." The Sensory Kids® Store carries some assistive products to aid individuals who struggle with acuity and a broad range of toys and therapeutic aids to assist with OT for individuals who struggle with poor perception: Our products assist in helping to build visual skills such as discriminating between left and right, visual tracking and memory, eye-hand coordination and developing the ability to quickly locate and focus on objects, among other things.