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Motor Milestones from Birth to Age Twelve

Within the motor milestones exist two forms of motor development: gross motor development and fine motor development. These two areas of motor development allow an infant to progress from being helpless and completely dependent to being an independently mobile child.

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Ask Susan: My Son’s Gross and Fine Motor Skills Are Poorly Developed

My son is in 2nd grade. According to his teacher his reading and spelling ability is on par but he struggles with writing. His teacher says his gross and fine motor skills are poorly developed and this is affecting his speed, even in math class.

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Fine Motor Skills and Handwriting (Activities Included)

Fine motor skills are involved in smaller movements that occur in the wrists, hands, fingers, feet and toes. They participate in smaller actions such as picking up objects between the thumb and finger, writing carefully, and even blinking...

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