Published on Special-ism
To throw and catch a ball may seem like such a basic skill, but for a child with motor isms, it may seem more challenging than going for an Olympic gold medal!
It is amazing the amount of skills involved that are typically taken for granted. For instance:
Motivation – interest in the ball and playing a reciprocal game
Attention – ability to keep focus
Coordination – knowing what to do as well as getting the body to cooperate with the mind
See? Not simple for a child who has significant developmental differences!Read the Blog