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  • How else can I determine if my toddler is delayed in motor development?

    Published Aug 14, 2009
  • While your child’s handwriting is the most obvious indicator that he is experiencing such a delay, there are other signs to watch out for:
    • Difficulty with unbuttoning clothes or tying shoelaces
    • Noticeable trouble with holding items like pens, scissors, ruler, etc.
    • Inability to handle objects carefully; frequently drops things
    • Struggle with using eating utensils
    • Display of dislike and discomfort when it comes to engaging in activities that involve manipulating objects with hands.

    There are other telltale signs, but if the abovementioned are evident, then it is recommended that you bring him to a professional for diagnosis and evaluation.



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