This assumption is consistent with previous research (not on the ABSS) that has similarly linked improved visual-perceptual skills to better writing skills (Case-Smith, 2002; Chan, 2010; Chinn, 2002; Decker et al., 2011).
Role of visual-perceptual skills (non-motor) in children with developmental coordination disorder.
(1996) Training the Visual-Perceptual Skills
Performance of older adults with and without cerebrovascular accident on the Test of Visual-Perceptual Skills
. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 49(6), 491-499.
Reliability and validity of the test of visual-perceptual skills
(non-motor): Revised for Chinese preschoolers.
Similar results were reported using a non-motor visual perceptual test, the Test of Visual-Perceptual Skills
(TVPS), by Menken, Cermak and Fisher (1987).