If you’ve been following the Functional Skills for Kids series this year, then you know the wealth of information that has been shared. Each month, the team of OT and PT bloggers have broken down a functional task into it’s development, necessary components, and strategies for increasing independence. This month brings buttons, snaps, buckles, and the ultimate guide to independence with clothing fasteners.
Check out the links below to find everything you need to help kids with management of clothing fasteners with increased independence. From pincer grasp to shoulder girdle stabilization and sensory processing to visual motor skills, children have a lot of precursors to master before they can independently put on their jacket or managing their clothing in the school bathroom.
The Ultimate Guide to Independence with Clothing Fasteners