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Motor Control

Physical Development The two main areas of physical development are gross & fine motor skills. Gross motor skills use the larger muscles in the body like arms & legs. Rolling over, crawling, walking, running and jumping are all gross motor skills. Fine motor skills use the smaller muscles in the body, like fingers & toes. Writing, painting, pointing, grasping and reaching are examples of fine motor skills. Fine motor skills alsto eye coordination. Activities to promote Physical Development ...

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Fine Motor Skills

Fine motor Fine motor Skills are very little but develop gradually as the baby grows , . When a baby is born they have a grasp reflex which disappears after a few weeks this set of reflexes the grasp reflex where you put your fingers against the baby’s palms and the baby grasps them tightly , Reflexes help babies to survive until they gain control of their body and can make movements for themselves the baby’s hands are usually curled for at least three weeks and at this stage the baby’s hands begin...

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Obesity and Motor Skills

There are 3 areas of Physical development. |Gross Motor Skills |The use of large muscles in the body and can include things like walking or riding a | | |bike. | |Fine Motor Skills |The use of smaller muscles in the body and including using building blocks or juggling,| | |also activities that involve...

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Juggling Motor Skill

Theory” will help explain three basic stages of learning; verbal-cognitive, motor-associative, and autonomous. Verbal-cognitive is the earliest stage of learning. Characteristics of the novice stage include: high concentration during movement, fatigue which reduces degrees of freedom and performance, the learner needs feedback and correction, and verbal cues are often necessary for learning. The second stage of learning, motor-associative, is where performance is most improved. Characteristics of...

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Human Growth and Development

of the skeleton and muscular systems as well as some body organs. Consequently, posture and balance changes that support gains in motor coordination. Cognitive development – Children begin to make gains in tasks that depend on the frontal cortex and language skills and motor coordination increase at an astonishing rate. Children begin to gain the ability to control impulses. During the early school –age period, children are constructing a broad overview of how their interpersonal world is structured...

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Practical Life Exercises and Child Development

his hair) and a sense of pride at being able to do these things all by himself. The exercises are practice for the child’s fine and gross motor skills, allowing him to become better coordinated and learn how better to control and use his own body. This is an indirect preparation for later, more complex exercises and activities that require fine motor control and concentration. Practical Life exercises teach children to care for themselves, for others, and for the environment. They involve a...

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Mid Late Childhood

relation to body height. Motor development • Motor dev becomes much smoother and more coordinated. • Children gain greater control over their bodies and can sit and attend for longer periods of time. • Their lives should be activity-oriented and very active. • Increased myelination of the CNS is reflected in improved motor skills. • Improved fine motor skills appear in the form of handwriting development. • Boys are usually better at gross motor skills, girls at fine motor skills. Children with...

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student differences

disabilities have a hard time mastering motor, social, language, and cognitive skills that children who do not have a disability are learning, but with early preventive services most of these skills can be learned. Similarities in the development of students without disabilities Differences in the development of students with disabilities Motor- children without disabilities can demonstrate traveling skills balance and gross motor and fine motor skills with ease. These children may have...

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0-3 years New born babies have little control over their bodies. Their movement depends on series of reflexes, as they get older they start to develop series of movements and actions called the ‘gross motor skills’ such as crawling, sitting, grabbing, pointing, running rolling, hopping, jumping, and so on. In their second year, children should have better ability to control their movement. In their third year, children would start to develop some ‘fine motor skills’ such as painting, colouring, and...

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Week 3 Learning Disabilities

Academic skills disorders) • Motor Skills Disorders • Communication Disorders Learning Disorders Reading Disorders • Reading disorders ▫ Criteria includes reading accuracy/comprehension is substantially lower than what is expected given age, IQ & age appropriate education ▫ Significantly interferes with academic performance or ADL’s ▫ Common dx. = dyslexia • Reading tasks that an individual may have difficulty with include ▫ Focus attention on the printed marks and control eye movements across the...

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