Tag: ocular motor


PROPRIOCEPTION: The Best Bean Bags for Proprioception, Crossing the Midline and Visual Skills Motor Skills

The Best Bean Bags for Sensory, Proprioception, Motor Planning and Visual Motor This article provides helpful tips on what bean bags to choose for your child’s learning development. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. When parents first come to our center, they are often surprised to find their child can’t do simple activities, especially those using their gross motor skills. I sometimes hear how...

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Visual Motor: What are Visual Motor Planning Skills and do they Help My Child Read? Visual Processing

Visual Motor: What are Visual Motor Planning Skills and do they Help My Child Read? This article provides helpful information about your child’s visual motor skills. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Have you ever thought about the skills and energy it takes just to write the letters in your name or read a few passages from a magazine? For most of us, these...

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Hand-eye Coordination Toys for Better Motor Planning, Executive Functioning and Learning Development Motor Skills

Hand-eye Coordination Toys for Better Motor Planning and Learning Development This article provides helpful hand-eye coordination toys for better child and learning development. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Many researchers and scientists have found a direct link between hand-eye coordination and your child’s learning ability. Developing hand-eye coordination can help your child with their fine motor development, handwriting, tracking (reading development), social communications...

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Trouble with SCISSOR SKILLS Shows Signs of Poor Fine Motor, Muscle Tone and Proprioception Fine Motor

Scissor Skills: Trouble with Scissor Skills Shows Signs of Poor Fine Motor, Muscle Tone and Proprioception This article provides helpful information and activities to develop your child’s scissor skills. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. When Amy begins kindergarten, her teacher notices that she constantly holds her pencils so hard that they break. Amy is among many children who struggle with weak hands, fingers,...

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Visual Skills: The 3 R’s that Detect Visual Perception Deficiencies – Recognition, Reading Comprehension and Retention Visual Processing

Visual Skills: The 3 R’s that Detect Visual Perception Deficiencies – Recognition, Reading Comprehension and Retention This article provides information to help parents determine if their child is experiencing issues with their visual skills. As you may have already read in previous articles, vision is more than seeing clearly and having 20/20 eyesight. This is even more accurate for kids in their learning years. Your...

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Motor Planning: Poor Motor Planning Leads to Lack of Confidence in the Classroom Motor Skills

Motor Planning: Poor Motor Planning Leads to Lack of Confidence in the Classroom This article provides helpful information for improving your child’s motor planning. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. As adults, motor planning is something that we often take for granted because for the most part, we have been immersed in an environment of learning that usually begins with learning one thing and...

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LEARNING TRIANGLE: Without the Vestibular, Visual and Auditory Working Together, Learning Fails Motor Skills

Learning Triangle: Without the Vestibular, Visual and Auditory Working Together, Learning Fails This article provides helpful information containing the learning triangle and how it promotes learning. Affiliates are included for your convenience. So much of your child’s development involves their vestibular system and how the position of their body is in relation to gravity around us. Let’s pretend for a moment that you are training...

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VISUAL PROCESSING DISORDERS: 8 Visual Processing Disorders to Watch for in your Child Visual Processing

Visual Processing Disorders: 8 Visual Processing Disorders to Watch for in your Child This article provides helpful information regarding visual processing disorders and how to recognize the signs in your child. When people think of eyesight, the terms 20/20 vision, sunglasses and eye exams come to mind. Vision is so much more than that and can affect the academic process in ways you might never...

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CORPUS CALLOSUM: Your Child’s Superhighway for Connecting the Emotional & Logical Sides of the Brain Development

Corpus Callosum: Your Child’s Superhighway for Connecting the Emotional and Logical Sides of the Brain for Better Learning This article provides helpful information for strengthening your child’s corpus callosum to encourage better learning development. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Most people know that music is a good thing in a child’s life, but do they know just how important it is for their...

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Oculomotor Dysfunction: Why my Child Skips Words, Can’t Cross the Midline, Experiences Double Vision Visual Processing

Oculomotor Dysfunction: Why my Child Skips Words, Can’t Cross the Midline, Experiences Double Vision This article provides helpful information about oculomotor development for reading, writing and spelling. Affiliate links are included for your convenience. Eye movements are the fastest and most frequent motions made by the human body. The eye movement control system, known as the oculomotor system, is complex and sophisticated. The function of...

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