OT Corner: 5 Ways to Work on Pencil Grasp Without a Pencil
[Source: Miss Jaime O.T.]
For an OT in the school system pencil grasp can be a big focus for our students. Knowing how to encourage proper pencil grasp is helpful for all of our young students.
A tripod grasp is functional and it helps with a reduction of pain and hand fatigue.
Many teachers and therapists believe that the dynamic tripod is the only grasp that’s functional. However, there are other functional grasps that are just as sufficient as the
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