Posts tagged Fine Motor Skills
Underdeveloped Protective Reflexes = Underdeveloped Hand/Fine Motor Skills

Protective reflexes kick in when you fall down and your arm reaches out to break your fall. This is the hands supporting reflex at work on your behalf without you thinking about it. In a more dramatic situation, say, you fall over-board and you need to pull yourself back into the boat or hold onto a rope for dear life that your friend has thrown you. You would need to have developed hands pulling and hands grasping protective reflexes for this situation to work out in your favor.

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