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Local Area Position Statements

Last updated: 21 December 2023

3. Visual Processing Difficulties

This position paper draws upon a review of the research evidence and represents the views of Education, Health and Social Care providers and commissioners within the Buckinghamshire Local Area. It is aimed at practitioners supporting children and young people who are experiencing difficulties in visual processing and its purpose is to improve consistency of approach amongst professionals and reduce the uncertainty for families.

It includes information on:

  • what is visual processing
  • who is commissioned to provide visual processing assessment
  • what is behavioural optometry
  • reviewed evidence

January 2023