Occupational Therapy -> Praxis


Motor planning or “praxis” is planning and carrying out a motor movement or sequence. Motor planning is required in all skilled, intentional actions. Motor planning is required for most daily activities. Occupational therapists address praxis or motor planning as it impacts the participation and/or independence in an individual’s meaningful occupations.

Minor focus areas

Reference links

  • Planning and Sequencing (Praxis) Author: Kid Sense Child Development - Planning and sequencing involves planning and ordering new motor actions (praxis). It first involves generating an idea of what you want to do (ideation), figuring out how you are going to do it (motor planning) and then doing what you wanted to do (execution).