Fine Motor Skills for Children with Down Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals
ISBN: 1606132598
EAN13: 9781606132593
Language: English
Pages: 0
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 10.00" L x 7.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Woodbine House
Book Overview
The popular book Fine Motor Skills for Children with Down Syndrome is now available in a completely revised third edition. The author is an occupational therapist and parent of an adult with Down syndrome. She describes how the characteristics of Down syndrome can impact the acquisition and progression of fine motor skills. She presents a thorough overview of the building blocks of fine motor development, following the course of development from infancy through to adulthood: 
 Early arm and hand control 
 Stability 
 Bilateral coordination 
 Sensation 
 Dexterity 
 
 Also covered are the fine motor aspects of important daily living skills for home and school with step-by-step activities to build: 
 Scissor skills
 Pencil grasp development
 Pre-printing, printing & cursive writing
 Keyboard skills
 Computer and tablet skills
 Dressing, grooming, and feeding skills 
 
 With expanded and updated information on fine motor skills and computer and personal electronic device use, keyboarding skills, postural support, sensory processing, and the adult years, readers will have at their fingertips a wealth of information and guidance to support the fine motor development of children and adults.