Tag: gross-motor

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Mental Gymnastics

MENTAL GYMNASTICS – click to download PDF MENTAL GYMNASTICS – Bilateral Integration and Cognitive Loading This activity helps to develop the integration of the two halves of the brain, and the ability to multitask. The inclusion of this technique in therapy…

Meet Randolf

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Kirshner Arrows

  Kirshner Arrows             Purpose: To aid in the development of ocular motility, left to right scanning/progression, laterality, directionality, visual-auditory integration, visual motor integration, and speed of recognition. Equipment/Apparatus: Kirshner arrows worksheets, metronome. Method: 1.…

Gross Motor Preliminary Instructions

  Gross Motor Preliminary Instructions Some activities require the equipment and materials outlined in this document. Review the document for now in preparation. You do not have to follow the instructions in this document if your activities do not require…

Harmon Circles – Motor Equivalents

The apparatus for this exercise specifies use of a chalkboard. As these are hard to find and any smooth writing surface may be used (i.e. you might put sheets of white paper on a wall, or use a whiteboard with…

Harmon Lines – Space Organization

Purpose:  To develop awareness of symmety of movement and projection on both sides of midline with peripheral visual monitoring. Materials:  Chalkboard, chalk The materials for this exercise specifies use of a chalkboard. As these are hard to find and any smooth…

Krauss – Webber Routines

  Krauss-Webber Routines Purpose: Develop essential body awareness through coordinated symmetrical body movement and strengthening.  Equipment: Mat or rug, small pillow. Procedure: This is a set of gross body strengthening exercises, targeting primarily the core (abdominal/back) muscles and symmetry of…

Yardstick and Origami

   Purpose: To develop awareness of peripheral visual information, to become aware of the periphery during movement, to develop fixation/localization/targeting skills, to deliberately alternate between central and peripheral visual awareness, and to improve eye teaming (binocular movement) skills. As an…

Ball Hitting – Body Contact

 See Also: Ball Hitting Ball Hitting Hand Movements PURPOSE: The purpose of these activities is to help the patient develop understanding of how the eyes move, the ability to control these movements in a coordinated and effortless manner, and the…

Ball Hitting – Hand Movements

  See Also: Ball Hitting – Body Contact Ball Hitting PURPOSE: The purpose of these activities is to help the patient develop understanding of how the eyes move, the ability to control these movements in a coordinated and effortless manner,…