What are 'fine motor skills'?
Fine motor skills are those that relate to the control of movement such as the
fingers e.g. writing, using scissors
In each of the pages below are found details of expected child development,
possible areas for concern that may indicate that the child is not developing
their fine motor skills appropriately and possible remediation programmes
suitable for parents and other adults interacting with preschool children.
Development of Fine Motor Skills
Mentis-XL offer a unique child
development programme aimed at children whose development is in the 3 - 5 year
range. This includes older children who for one reason or another have delayed
development in one or more milestones. The programme is suitable both for use in
the home by parents and in educational establishments .
Children exhibiting delays in fine motor skills may be suffering from
Developmental Dyspraxia. For more information see the Dyspraxia
Foundation Website. A book by Dr Madeleine Portwood is available on Amazon
or other specialist booksellers. This details the condition - diagnosis and
possible programmes to address the symptoms.