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Color Discrimination

Description and Rationale

Tasks that can be used to test color discrimination include: magic markers, crayons, toys, color cards, clothing, matching games, or other commercially made materials.

Color difficulties impact a student's ability to access and interpret graphs and charts in textbooks, independent living skills, and potential career options.

Be aware that some students who are functionally blind have the ability to discern color.

Birth - 3 Years

Informal color matching (as appropriate) is assessed

Other Ages and Populations

Informal color identification and matching are assessed


A formal color assessment may be found on the eye health report.

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