Occupational Therapy

Fine Motor Skills

  • Pinch and grasp
  • In-hand manipulation
  • Scissor skills
  • Bilateral coordination
  • Buckles, fasteners and shoelaces

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  • Letter and number formation
  • Legibility
  • Letter and word spacing
  • Letter placement
  • Line use
  • Writing speed
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Pencil Grasp

  • Promote efficient pencil grasp
  • Pencil pressure
  • Pencil control
  • Hand pain/fatigue
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  • Pencil control
  • Colouring
  • Drawing lines and shapes
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Visual Motor Skills

  • Printing spatial organization
  • Letter orientation and reversals
  • Near- and far-point copying
  • Hand motor control
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  • Computer literacy
  • Efficient typing pattern (e.g. touch typing)
  • Typing speed
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