Tuesday, July 13, 2010
Helana's OT said today that she has met her first set of fine motor goals and will begin new goals next week. I have noticed that her control of the pencil is improving and she is now able to make a nearly perfect S. Now we need to work on getting her to use her right hand to steady the paper when writing (she's left-handed) and cutting with scissors. Her ST says she is beginning to master the use of 4+ words-sentences, which we have noticed, but still has difficulty grasping such concepts as "above" and "below". It may still be too early to diagnose dyslexia, but it is something I am going to keep an eye on; especially since I am 98% sure Joey is dyslexic but was allowed to slip through the cracks.