Dr Laura Mraz and Praxis (Motor Planning)

Praxis (Motor Planning)

The ability to motor plan allows for safe navigation through the environment.

Dr Laura Mraz and Proximal Stability

Proximal Stability

Having proximal stability, such as adequate core or shoulder strength, provides the body parts further away from the core with better mobility and stability.

Dr Laura Mraz and self regulation

Self-regulation

Self-regulation allows children to attend to tasks, build and sustain relationships, and resist impulses.

Dr Laura Mraz and Sequenciing

Sequencing

Performing steps in an effective or logical order with an absence of (1) randomness or lack of logic in the ordering and (2) inappropriate repetition of steps (AOTA, 2014, p. S25).

Dr Laura Mraz and social reciprocity

Social Reciprocity

Social reciprocity is necessary for forming and sustaining meaningful relationships.

Dr Laura Mraz and Stabilization

Stabilization

Providing adequate support while interacting with task objects without momentary propping in order to make objects more secure/stable during tasks.

Dr Laura Mraz and Steoregnosis

Stereognosis

Stereognosis is “important for overall hand function and developing grasp patterns, as well as dexterity and ability to use materials.”

Task Initiation and Dr Laura Mraz

Task Initiation

Task initiation is a skill necessary to function in all areas of life; it is needed for everything from small tasks to bigger tasks.

Transitions and Dr Laura Mraz

Transition Tolerance

Transitioning, or changing from one activity or setting to another, occurs many times throughout the day.

Hand Eye Coordination - Dr Laura Mraz

Visual Motor Integration Eye-Hand Coordination

Eye-hand coordination is a skill necessary for occupations throughout life.