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Down Syndrome pp 135-150 | Cite as

Fine motor skills in the classroom

  • Jenny Ziviani
  • John Elkins

Abstract

Although the wide ranging demands of the school require social, academic and practical skills for successful student life, educational attainment is primarily determined by the ability to demonstrate verbally and/or through inscription the comprehension and assimilation of knowledge. Difficulty in the execution of fine motor tasks such as handwriting and typing may act as disincentives to the mastery of the content of the curriculum.

Keywords

Down Syndrome Motor Planning Fine Motor Skill Letter Formation Perceptual Motor 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1993

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  • Jenny Ziviani
  • John Elkins

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