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Free Black History Month Visual Memory Slide Deck
This article provides helpful information regarding visual memory with a special honor for Black History month. Integrated Learning Strategies (ILS) is a learning and academic center. As a reminder, ILS is not a health care provider and none of our materials or services provide a diagnosis or treatment of a specific condition or learning challenge you may see in your child or student. If you seek a diagnosis or treatment for your child or student, please contact a trained professional who can provide an evaluation of the child.
Black History month is such a special month where we honor those men and women who have courageously fought for their beliefs and have helped so many others. That is why this month we would like to honor their legacy with a few fun visual memory activities to help kids understand the importance and significance of this month.
Not only does it get kids thinking about Black History month, it gives them an opportunity to become more familiar with many of the people who made it great. We have compiled a special slide deck that specifically targets a child’s short-term visual memory skills.
This slide deck was designed for parents and therapists to help kids and students sharpen their visual skills and memory retention. Activities, like in the Black History Month Visual Memory slide deck, will challenge the child’s processing skills so they can more readily recall details and follow through with tasks at home and at school.
Activities that help kids improve their visual memory can also strengthen other areas of visual processing.
Benefits of Visual Memory Activities
Working on a child’s visual memory skills may seem like a simple thing that should come naturally. But the truth is, improving visual memory skills takes practice and repetition even for adults.
A child’s visual memory skills are part of visual processing. If a child can’t process the information they see on the page or the world around them, they may have trouble following through with tasks, remembering details for tests and retaining information. Remembering sight words, letters and numbers is one good example of someone who is able to use their short-term visual memory skills successfully.
If a child specifically struggles with short-term visual memory, they won’t remember things seen long-term and they won’t be able to recall information recently seen.
This becomes an issue when kids are learning to read and write. Children who struggle with visual memory skills often:
- Misspell familiar words with irregular spelling
- Can’t remember their phone number
- Has trouble with a calculator or keyboard
There are many kids who can get by without anyone detecting they have a visual memory delay. Parents often don’t know or can’t recognize the signs until it becomes a bigger problem when the child is older.
To better understand if your child or students have visual processing delays or visual memory setbacks, check out the 8 Visual Processing Disorders to watch for in your child.
Free Black History Month Visual Memory Slide Deck
The Black History Month Visual Memory slide deck can be used by therapists, parents and educators for kids who are delayed in their visual processing skills. Exercises are meant to be fun and playful. Use these activities in your online sessions or in your in-person therapy practice.
Kids who can’t remember the missing person or if they cannot fill in the blank, may have trouble with short-term visual memory. This slide deck can help parents and therapists detect visual memory delays and can help kids advance to a higher level.
If the child does not know the names of the people in the slide deck, they can give them whatever name is helpful for them to remember the sequence until they become familiar with the people. For example, instead of “Rosa Parks,” the child may say, “the woman wearing glasses.”
To download a copy of this free Black History Month Visual memory slide deck, enter your email address in to the form below.
Please download a copy to your computer and do not change the URL. Changing the name of the URL could cause changes to the original form. We want to ensure all Integrated Learning Strategies users have access to the original version.
When you enter your email address below, you will be emailed a PDF document with a link to your slide deck. You can access this slide deck over and over again by simply clicking on the link within the PDF document. You can also forward this document to parents, teachers or other therapists.
Please use the copy of this slide deck and do not change the URL.
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