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FM Skills 4

Peds Motor Control: FM Skills

Eye movement control (def) How child moves the eyes to focus on or follow obj. in the environment
Saccadic eye movements (def) the eye moves rapidly/accurately from item to item.
Pursuit tracking movements (def) The eye moves to follow slow-moving objects.
Development of Implement(Tool) Usage Skills: Begins with- (2 steps) Step 1: with simple implements (tool) such as hammer or brush or another object
Cutting has several different components, which include (4): How scissors are held,
Cutting has several different components, which include (4): Use of assist hand
Cutting has several different components, which include (4): the relationship between paper and scissors
Cutting has several different components, which include (4): the actual action of cutting
Using implements (tools) requires functional asymmetry AKA use of the lead and assist hands.
How to assess cutting: observe and evaluate the child as they cut line, square, and circle
Of a circle, line or square, which is harder to cut? Circle
Development of Implement(Tool) Usage Skills: Begins with- (2 steps) Step 2: moves to complex/specialized such as pencils and scissors.
How scissor are held: The mature/preferred graps- Scissors w/ thumb in upper handle and index finger or index/middle fingers in the other, rest of fingers gently flexed.
Which digit controls scissor action? thumb
Using assist hand or Lead and Assist Usage (Paper Strategy) referes to: how paper is held and how assist hand is used.
The mature manner of holding paper: Thumb is placed on top and fingers underneath.
Paper-scissors relationship invloves 2 things: How the paper is maintained in relation to the scissors
Paper-scissors relationship invloves 2 things: Where the child holds the papers in relation to the scissor blades.
Cutting Action AKA cutting strategy involves: type of cutting motion/selection of appropriate place to initiate cutting.
2 major types of cutting action: Shirt, segmented cutting action AKA snipping.
Shirt, segmented cutting action AKA snipping (def): appears to be easier to control and therefore is usually seen in the initial steps of cutting
2 major types of cutting action: longer glideing action
longer glideing action (def): more continuous in nature. Present in more skillful cutters.
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