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