3 Fun Ways to Use Exercise Putty
And Why They Are Important for Fine Motor Skills!
Children need strong hand muscles to develop good fine motor skills for writing, cutting, dressing manipulatives and more! Get an overview of hand function and learn 3 easy activities to use with exercise putty. Whether at home or at school, children will just have fun while their hands get a good workout!
After completing this webinar, participants will be able to...
- Understand the intrinsic muscles of the hand and why they are important for fine motor skills.
- Demonstrate at least one activity using exercise putty.
Cecilia Cruse, MS. OTR/L received her BS degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of Florida, and her Master’s degree in Education from Georgia State University. She is SIPT (Sensory Integration & Praxis Test) certified and has over 30 years’ experience in pediatrics with school-based services (including pre-school and Head Start programs) acute care and outpatient pediatric settings including Augusta University in Georgia, and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite. Cecilia has experience as a consultant, author and lecturer including TV appearances, such as CNN’s Health Watch and Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. She has authored several articles for professional periodicals and magazines and has served as a trainer/consultant and service provider in several school systems. Cecilia is currently the Subject Matter Expert for Abilitations/ School Specialty Special Needs Division. She also lectures nationwide on practical sensory solutions for educators, therapists and parents. She is “energetic” and “entertaining” and insists on a fun learning experience.