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Fine motor skills involve use of the small muscles in the hands. These include skills such as: grasping objects, writing, cutting with scissors, shoe-tying, and fastening buttons. These skills are needed to for self-care and participation in activities at school and at home. Through occupational therapy (OT), patients can develop and improve these skills.
Occupational therapists at Cincinnati Children’s specialize in treating children with fine motor delays. We offer a variety of services, including one-on-one therapy, group therapy, and an intensive therapy program. The OT department strives to stay at the forefront of the field by using the latest technology and evidence-based treatment.
A variety of diagnoses and conditions may affect a child’s fine motor development, including, but not limited to:
Inpatient and Outpatient Fine motor therapy is available at all neighborhood locations within the Divisions of Occupational and Physical Therapy and Therapeutic Recreation.
Handwriting is one of several fine motor skills taught through this therapy, available through one-on-one sessions, group therapy and intensive therapy programs.
We have a reputation for using the latest therapeutic approaches to achieve the best possible outcomes for our patients. Our specialized programs range from aquatic therapy to vestibular rehabilitation.
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