The American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.

Developing Hand Skills

1980s
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An occupational therapist helps this child with an activity to develop hand skills.

Weakness in her upper arms prevents this child from using her hands. The occupational therapist has positioned the child with arm supports and provided an activity designed to develop hand skills.

Photo courtesy of the archive of the American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.
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