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Autumn Colorado COVD Study Group


Topic: Eye-Hand coordination: Visually guided fine-motor training

Sunday, November 6th
Hostess: Jeri Schneebeck, O.D., F,C.O.V.D.
Highline Vision Center
24200 E. Smoky Hill Rd.Aurora, CO  80016

Time: 10am - noon

More information:

COVT Certification Guide Section 7 - Visual Information Processing
1. Visual motor hierarchy
2. Visual motor integration

Handwriting without tears:

  • Finger Thinking:
    • Finger Scrunch
      • Crumble paper (one piece in each hand) at the same pace.
      • Hold hands out and do not look directly at hands (should be just below shoulder level)
    • String Pull-ups
    • Paper Tear
      • Tear the paper as straight as possible along the vertical line
      • (Ruff’s workbook, cutting sheet)
    • Penny Pass
      • Pass a coin between each finger beginning between the pinky and ring fingers
    • Pen Extension
  • Geo Board
    • Place rubber band on board using only thumb and pointer finger
  • Pick-up Activities
    • Tongs
    • Chopsticks
    • Tweezers
    • Toothpicks
  • Bubble wrap Activities
    • Place small stickers on wrap and have the patient ‘pop the dot’
  • Tricky Fingers
    • K-rotations
    • Near-far
    • Next to
    • Sticker set
  • Popsicle Tub
  • Rhythmic Writing
    • On chalkboard or on lined paper
  • Pick-up claws
    • Use claws to pick up matrix cubes
  • Chalkboard circles
    • Use mirror for fixation as the patient draws circles with both hands
  • Eye Dropper Squeeze
    • Squeeze drops into ice cube trays, volume estimation, color mixing, add metronome
  • Marble Saccades
    • Place golf tees into styrofoam board
    • Set marbles onto tees
    • Alternate right and left hands
  • Clothes pin pick-up
  • Visual-Fine Motor Workbook
  • Scissor Activities
    • ‘Cut along the line’ worksheets2 1 4 5 3

2 responses to “Autumn Colorado COVD Study Group”

  1. Jennifer Simonson says:

    This event has been moved from October to November to accommodate the Denver Broncos schedule/traffic.

  2. rick morris says:

    I am looking forward to attending.

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