Course curriculum

  • 1

    Hand Grasp Development 0-3 years

    • Hand Grasp Development 0-3 yrs

  • 2

    Hand Grasp for Handwriting/Clinical Observations/ Practical Exercises

    • Clinical Observations of Hand Grasps

    • Functional Hand Grasps

    • Intro to Clinical Observation Videos

    • Clinical Observations Video

    • Pre video chat 5yo

    • 5 Year Old Hand Grasp Video

    • Post Video Chat

    • Right Handed 5 Year Old Hand Grasp video

    • Post Video Chat R. 5 yo

    • 8 year old handwriting observations

    • 8 y.o. HW video review

    • Finger Isolation Video 1

    • Finger Isolation Video 2

    • Finger Isolation video review

    • Translation Skills Critters

    • Translation Skills Video Marbles

    • Translation Video Review

    • Hand Exercises

  • 3

    Typing Evaluation and Exercises

    • Typing Evaluation and Exercises

  • 4


    • Course Quiz

    • Course Evaluation

  • 5

    Course Manual

    • Hand Grasp Course Manual

About the Class

  • About

    Are you able to identify how balanced a hand is? Or the stabilizing and mobilizing aspects of the hand? This webinar will highlight the hand development in early childhood.  Instruction will utilize videos and photos to identify functional hand grasp movement patterns and the balance of the hand.  Use of research and clinical experience will be shared to provide specific clinical observations of the hand for typing and handwriting. Average typing rate and necessary typing skills for the classroom will also be covered. ​

  • Learning Objectives

    *1.5  contact hours ​ Objectives: *Learn hand development for age 0-60 months. *Identify functional hand grasp movement.  *Learn 4 clinical observations to assess a hand grasp. *Learn 5 fine motor tasks to promote a functional hand grasp. *Learn how to identify the balance of the hand.  *Identify 2 functional hand skills needed for typing.

  • Contact Hours

    1.5 contact hours