Pediatric Rehabilitation

Fine Motor Development and Visual Motor Integration

Contact Information
(608) 263-8410

UW Health's pediatric rehabilitation specialists in Madison, Wisconsin, provide a multidisciplinary approach to your child's rehabilitation.

Referrals are made when a child has challenges with:

  • Dexterity
  • Bilateral coordination
  • Eye hand coordination
  • Motor control
  • Hand strength interfering with functional skills (drawing, cutting, writing, keyboarding, ball skills, age appropriate manipulation of objects).

Treatment addresses:

  • Strength and endurance
  • Accuracy and patterns of prehension
  • Coordination and quality of movement
  • Visual motor integration
  • Praxis
  • Fine motor skills
  • Dexterity

Home programs with family consultation are provided to ensure maximum carry over of exercises and activities that promote skill development.

Standardized evaluations include:

  • Bayley Scales of Infant Development
  • Beery-Buktenica Developmental Test of Visual Motor Integration
  • Bruininks-Oseretsky Test of Motor Proficiency
  • Peabody Developmental Motor Scales
  • Evaluation Tool of Children’s Handwriting
  • Minnesota Handwriting Assessment
  • Motor-Free Visual Perception Test-Revised
  • Gardner Test of Visual-Motor Skills-Revised
  • Wide Range Assessment of Visual Motor Abilities