Visual Motor

Difficulty coordinating what is seen with doing.

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.
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