A. Difficulties with gross motor skills:
- An awkward gait when walking or running.
- Poor balance.
- Difficulty when throwing or catching a ball (appears afraid of the ball).
- Difficulty coordinating different extremities, motor planning (shoe tying, bike riding).
- Difficulty with motor imitation skills.
- Difficulty with rhythm copying.
- Difficulty with skipping.
B. Difficulties with fine motor skills:
- Difficulty with handwriting/cutting/coloring skills.
- An unusual pencil/pen grasp.
- Rushes through fine motor tasks.
- Difficulty applying sufficient pressure when writing, drawing, or coloring.
- Difficulty with independently seeing sequential steps to complete finished product.
- Frustration if writing samples are not perfectly identical to the presented model.
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