Difficulty coordinating what is seen with doing.

Symptoms Strategies
Poor eye-hand coordination: poor handwriting, difficulty with such activities as cutting, sewing, drawing, and copying. May use printing instead of cursive writing.
  • Use clay or playdough to develop muscle skills.
  • Use appropriate lined paper.
  • Skip a line when writing compositions; allows for erasures and is easier to read.
  • Provide a variety of writing requirements: multiple choice, matching, oral quizzes, as well as essays.
  • On written test, may need more time, or an oral test can be an alternative.
Inaccurate copy.
  • Use computers to compensate for weakness.
  • Modified testing procedures may be needed.