Fine Motor Skills

• Pre-Writing Skills

• Writing Skills

• Using scissors

• Manipulative skills

Areas we treat:         

• Finger, hand strength, positions and stability

• Pencil grip and control

• Copying shapes

• Wrist or forearm control

• Fluency/finger movements

• Spatial organization (space and letter formation)

• Quality of work

• Visual perception skills

• Speed and dexterity

• Tweezers, scissors, finger isolated movements

What to look out for in your child:

• No interest in fine motor skills

• Gross pencil grasp

• Poor scissor skills

• Clumsy grasp and release skills

• Difficulty holding small objects, manipulating tools, pencils or scissors

• Unable to complete mazes, dot-to-dots, etc

• Difficulty copying text from whiteboard or blackboard

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