This child had been attended on and off for 9 months with little progress as the home program was difficult to implement due to schedule issues and other family demands.
- Poor alphabet recognition
- Resistance to fine motor activities
- Fisted pencil grip
- Weak core and upper body
- Undecided hand preference
Treatment: Sensorimotor therapy, core and upper body strengthening, fine motor skills development. Letter recognition and formation practice. Parent education and training.
Frequency: 6 x 30 minute sessions over 3 weeks
Progress: By the end of the intensive, in time for commencing Prep, this child recognised most letters of the alphabet, established a hand preference and was using a more mature pencil grip. Upper body strength and endurance had improved also.