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The Measure of Early Vision Use (MEVU) is the first assessment tool to describe 'how vision is used' in children with cerebral palsy.
It is a brief and user-friendly tool proposed to complement existing practices such as clinical evaluations of vision.
While MEVU provided a method to quantify basic visual abilities, it is important to note that parents in this study also provided comments to explain their child's score, reflecting that a child’s individuality should remain part of the assessment process.
This study is the first step in an ongoing process of validation and psychometric testing.
Authors: Deramore Denver B, Froude E, Rosenbaum P, Imms C.
Disabil Rehabil. 2021 Mar 2:1-9. doi: 10.1080/09638288.2021.1890243