Center Line

Children with developmental delays: Center Line

Developmental Skill Center-Line: The ability to perform tasks directly centered on oneself and to be able to work either side of one's center line. Affects the ability to read and take standardized tests.
Indications of Developmental Lags Sits at odd angles to table; gets confused when having to look left and right quickly; does not like to be hugged or touched; uncomfortable when closed in (elevators, etc.)
Indication of Classroom Developmental Lags Unable to line up math problems/charts; loses one's place when reading; breaks work patterns regularly but briefly; difficulty completing timed activities; high classroom grades but low test scores; does not test well.
Activities for Developmental Growth Tether ball; tennis; golf; cross-over walk on ropes.


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