Tag Archives: Motor Skills

OT Corner: 4 Fun Summer Themes That Encourage Movement

[Source:  Pink Oatmeal] Summer is almost upon us!  It’s my favorite season.  I live in Minnesota, so you can’t really blame me.  I love being able to get outside almost every day!  I love to get up north, enjoy the … Continue reading


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Motor Planning, Autism and Catching Skills

[Source:  Your Therapy Source] Methodology of the Study on Motor Planning and Autism The researchers compared 15 children with ASD and 15 age- and gender-matched typically developing children to determine the sensorimotor control of arm movements and postural adjustments during … Continue reading


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Hand Motor Function in Unilateral CP – Benefits of Peer Interaction

[Source: Your Therapy Source] Therapeutic activities for children with unilateral cerebral palsy are often suggested to help improve hand motor function in children with unilateral cerebral palsy. A recent study indicated that there are benefits to child-to-child interaction when it … Continue reading


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Wearable Motion Detectors Identify Subtle Motor Deficits in Children

[Source: Medical X-Press] A wristwatch-like motion-tracking device can detect movement problems in children whose impairments may be overlooked by doctors and parents, according to a new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The findings, published April … Continue reading


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Motor Learning for Precise Motor Execution

[Source:  Science Daily] It is generally accepted that precise motor control in our daily life depends on acquisition of an internal model. One motor learning for an internal model is necessary for execution of precise movements in our daily life. … Continue reading


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