Flashcards in Quiz 3 - Chapter 21 - HANDWRITING Deck (32)
This skill is one of the functional tasks required of a child in his or her occupation as a student
60% of a school day can be spend on ___________-
fine motor tasks, including handwriting
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.
The OT practitioner is responsible for evaluating all aspects of handwriting: designing intervention or ____ strategies; and consulting with children, teachers, and parents.
The ability to organize and interpret what is seen
The ability to detect a difference or distinction bt one item or pic and another.
the ability to remember a shape or word and recall the info when necessary
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.
the ability to remember a sequence or chain of letters to form a word
the ability to identify the foreground from the background
the ability to identify a form or object from its incomplete appearance
This developmental assessment evaluates copying and writing readiness skills and provides an age-equivalent score on grasp development, manual dexterity, and developmental writing skills
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
This developmental assessment assesses the motor development of children from 1-42 months of age
This developmental assessment measures the components of arm and hand development in children
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
What contexts does the OT practitioner view within the classroom?
physical context, personal context, temporal context and cultural context
These are the foundation for making shapes and letter formation
Awkward _____ result in poor letter formation, fatigue, and poor handwriting
This refers to the precise and skilled finger movements made during fine motor tasks
These skills include a variety of components that directly impact the child's ability to write
When evaluating posture, always start with the ___.
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
Hand ____ & _______ are necessary for performing the complex tasks of writing
strength & endurance
The ability to continue a motor act (writing) without switching hands at the point in front of a person's middle
The way the child makes sense of visual imput
they way print is tracked during reading and writing
Children with poor handwriting skills may have deficits in _______ or motor memory.
What is a sensory technique to calm down a hand while writing