The ability to motor plan allows for safe navigation through the environment.
Having proximal stability, such as adequate core or shoulder strength, provides the body parts further away from the core with better mobility and stability.
Self-regulation allows children to attend to tasks, build and sustain relationships, and resist impulses.
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).
Social reciprocity is necessary for forming and sustaining meaningful relationships.
Providing adequate support while interacting with task objects without momentary propping in order to make objects more secure/stable during tasks.
Stereognosis is “important for overall hand function and developing grasp patterns, as well as dexterity and ability to use materials.”
Task initiation is a skill necessary to function in all areas of life; it is needed for everything from small tasks to bigger tasks.
Transitioning, or changing from one activity or setting to another, occurs many times throughout the day.
Eye-hand coordination is a skill necessary for occupations throughout life.