Skills for Social Workers. Social Work is a profession that requires a variety of emotional and psychological skills in addition to formal academic training. While knowledge and practices are what defines the profession, some of the most important skills are actually internally developed.
There are many areas of visual perception and sometimes teachers and professionals differ in the terms they use to describe various visual perceptual tasks. This list is not comprehensive, but should cover the skills most commonly referred to within the school environment. Approximately 20% of the population has not developed adequate visual skills needed to function properly, especially when viewing small objects up close as required when reading print, one of the most demanding tasks placed on our visual systems. As specialists in visual function, a developmental optometrist will evaluate the following areas: