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Occupational Therapy -> Fine Motor Skills -> Manipulation Skills
In hand manipulation is used when using one hand to pick up and utilize an object or multiple objects. Examples of in hand manipulate skills include: turning the pencil from writing side to eraser using only the dominant hand, holding coins in hand and placing one coin at a time into a piggy bank, and passing out papers in the classroom.
Effectiveness of a 10-Week Tier-1 Response to Intervention Program In Improving Fine Motor and Visual–Motor Skills In General Education Kindergarten Students 2Author: Ohl, Graze, Weber, Kenny, Salvatore, & Wagreich - Tier 1 RtI approach to be effective in improving the fine motor and visual–motor skills of kindergarten children at the beginning of the school year. Occupational therapy practitioners have a beneficial role in contributing effective Tier 1 strategy and practices that support the needs of students in the classroom environment. Short-term interventions can have a significant effect on the fine motor and visual–motor integration skills required for handwriting readiness. Collaboration provides teachers with skills and tools they can use in the future with or without the occupational therapy practitioner present Citation: Alisha M. Ohl, Hollie Graze, Karen Weber, Sabrina Kenny, Christie Salvatore, Sarah Wagreich; Effectiveness of a 10-Week Tier-1 Response to Intervention Program in Improving Fine Motor and Visual–Motor Skills in General Education Kindergarten Students. Am J Occup Ther September/October 2013, Vol. 67(5), 507–514. doi: https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2013.008110
- Shawn will improve in-hand manipulation skills by rotating the knob of puzzle piece for correct placement on puzzle board independently, on 3 out of 4 opportunities, per teacher/therapist report over 4 therapy sessions. 1
- Hannah will copy block designs with visual cues with 5 - 7 blocks in 4 /5 trials with 25% verbal cues for increased precision and accuracy of distal finger skills for optimal participation in a school setting and during playtime at home. 0
- Hannah will cut simple shapes within a 1/4 ” of the line in 4/5 trials with minimal assist and 25% verbal cues to promote separation of sides of hands and eye-hand coordination for optimal participation in a school setting. 0
- Sarah will cut across a piece of paper in 4/5 trials in 4 /5 sessions, with minimal assistance and 25% verbal cues to promote separation of sides of hands and eye-hand coordination for optimal participation in a school setting. 0
- Jane will pick up small objects using an inferior pincer grasp and successfully place them into a container with their thumb and fingers using her right-hand 3 times in 4 /5 treatment sessions with setup assist and 30% verbal cues for increased grasp and release accuracy. 0
- Peter will manipulate zipper on coat on body with 2 verbal prompts on 4 /5 occasions by May 5, 2023 . 0
- Tessa will accurately place 4 / 5 shapes into the form board in 4 /5 trials with setup assist and 25% verbal cues demonstrating improved visuomotor and spatial relationship skills for optimal participation in a school setting. 0
Fine Motor Resource. Sensory. Worksheets. Play-Doh Resource. Occupational Therapy Resource. Work on fine motor skills while having the students roll play-doh into small balls with the tips of their...
Writing Resource. Pre-writing Worksheet. Fine Motor Resource. Occupational Therapy Resource. OT. Pencil Control. Directions: connect the dots while keeping marks inside the pathway.
This worksheet contains 5 strips of pumpkins with arrows facing in different directions. This activity addresses visual motor integration, perceptual skills, and directionality.Includes activity list