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This skill is one of the functional tasks required of a child in his or her occupation as a student

Handwriting

2

60% of a school day can be spend on ___________-

fine motor tasks, including handwriting

3

When a student is unable to put _______ together to form simple shapes, it is quite a challenge, if not impossible, for the student to form a letter.

prewriting strokes

4

The OT practitioner is responsible for evaluating all aspects of handwriting: designing intervention or ____ strategies; and consulting with children, teachers, and parents.

compensatory

5

The ability to organize and interpret what is seen

visual perception

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The ability to detect a difference or distinction bt one item or pic and another.

discrimination

7

the ability to remember a shape or word and recall the info when necessary

visual memory

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the ability to realize and recognize that forms, letter, and nubmers are the same or are constant whether they are moved, turned or changed to a different size.

form constancy

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the ability to remember a sequence or chain of letters to form a word

sequential memory

10

the ability to identify the foreground from the background

figure ground

11

the ability to identify a form or object from its incomplete appearance

visual closure

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This developmental assessment evaluates copying and writing readiness skills and provides an age-equivalent score on grasp development, manual dexterity, and developmental writing skills

Peabody

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This developmental assessment can be used to examine prehandwriting skills in children 0-3 yrs of age. This developmental checklist is helpful in tracking the development of hand skills.

Hawaii Early Learning Profile

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This developmental assessment assesses the motor development of children from 1-42 months of age

Bayley

15

This developmental assessment measures the components of arm and hand development in children

Erhardt

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This developmental assessment measures the gross and fine motor proficiencies of children 4.5 to 14.5 yrs old, testing such areas as response speed, upper limb speed, and visual motor control

Bruinks-Oseretsky Test

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What contexts does the OT practitioner view within the classroom?

physical context, personal context, temporal context and cultural context

18

These are the foundation for making shapes and letter formation

prewriting strokes

19

Awkward _____ result in poor letter formation, fatigue, and poor handwriting

grasping patterns

20

This refers to the precise and skilled finger movements made during fine motor tasks

in-hand manipulation

21

These skills include a variety of components that directly impact the child's ability to write

motor skills

22

When evaluating posture, always start with the ___.

trunk

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T/F - Because children flex slightly while writing, those with poor trunk control may benefit from sitting at a 90 degree angle.

F - < 90 degrees

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Hand ____ & _______ are necessary for performing the complex tasks of writing

strength & endurance

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The ability to continue a motor act (writing) without switching hands at the point in front of a person's middle

midline crossing

26

The way the child makes sense of visual imput

visual perception

27

they way print is tracked during reading and writing

directionality

28

Children with poor handwriting skills may have deficits in _______ or motor memory.

Motor planning

29

What is a sensory technique to calm down a hand while writing

brushing

30

Children who learn through ______ means write better if they hear or verbalize the letters or words while putting them on paper

auditory

31

These types of learners rely on visual prompts to replicate shapes, letters, and words

visual

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Having a ____ workstation is helpful to all students, especially to those with handwriting difficulties.

organized