Fine Motor Skills
Bridget Long- Senior Occupational Therapist
Jan 10th (5.30pm)
Fine motor skills are built on a gross motor platform.
This webinar will first review the importance of gross motor control to support fine motor refinement.
- It will examine the importance of developing muscle control in the hands and shoulders before trying to write.
- It will look at practical strategies within everyday activities to work on coordinating both sides of the body to promote coordinated use of the hands e.g. bilateral coordination.
- It will examine fun activities to work power into the hands so that a child builds up endurance for fine motor skills.
- It will look at practical activities to enhance the precision grips for greater fine motor control.