Friday, May 4, 2012
Occupational therapy for poor handwriting: why it works
Optimal handwriting skills also require fundamental skills such as:
upper body strength
visual motor integration (also known as eye hand coordination)
visual perception (vision to brain processing)
pencil grasp, finger strength and
This is why traditional handwriting tutoring by someone other than an occupational therapist may not give your child the improvement that they need. Once a trained occupational therapist has helped a child to improve these underlying fundamental skill sets, then a child's handwriting will quickly improve.