Motor Skill (Fine) (1A)
A student who has a problem with fine motor skills may not be able to grasp, tap their fingers individually, or control their fingers or hands to write legibly. When a student has difficulties with fine motor skills, physical acts such as writing or drawing can be difficult or impossible. Students may not be able to complete tasks such as focusing a microscope or typing on a regular keyboard.
- Do you have difficulty writing?
- Are you restricted in how long you can write or draw?
- Can you pick up and control small objects?
- Can you adjust a microscope or a radio dial?
- Can you write legibly?
- Can you use a regular keyboard?
- What accommodations or strategies have been effective in the past?
- National Institutes of Health, Medline Plus: Fine Motor Control
- National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: Spasticity
- National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: Hypotonia
- National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: Asperger Syndrome
- Mayo Clinic: Cerebral Palsy
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