Tal Baz, MS, OTR/L & Rosemary White, OTR/L

Motor development and motor control of each individual is unique. This vital aspect of our development has been studied extensively and is often evaluated in isolated ways. This lecture will bring the core aspects of motor development and motor control into the context of relationships with others and also in response to the environment. The intent of the child as a key component to motor development will be highlighted thus contributing to an understanding of praxis, including ideation contributing to intentionality, motor planning and sequencing, motor execution and adaptation in the context of affective interactions and