The Handwriting and Fine Motor Skills group is aimed at providing therapy for children with handwriting and fine motor difficulties.

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What are some of the goals addressed?

Development of age appropriate fine motor skills, including;

  • Strength
  • Dexterity
  • Bilateral coordination
  • Isolation
  • In-hand manipulation
  • Independently assuming and maintaining a correct pencil grasp
  • Mastering correct letter formation for all lower case letters
  • Techniques to assist with spacing, letter placement, and proportions
  • Using scissors to cut out simple shapes
  • Development of motor planning and visual motor skills to assist with handwriting formation and legibility

When are the clinics on?

The camp runs for 3 days during the NSW school holiday periods. The sessions are run by our Occupational Therapists.