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VIDEO: Why a Vision Problem Can Cause a Poor Pencil Grip

 A vision problems can cause poor pencil grip.

Many of our vision therapy patients have a poor pencil grip. This often occurs because these children will learn to write before they are developmentally ready, either because of a vision problem or because their fingers are not dexterous enough, or both.  Either way, we often find children in vision therapy need to work on this skill.In this video, Dr. Kellye Knueppel explains:

  • What is the correct way to hold a pencil
  • Why the grip can influence how you write
  • Which fingers should do the bulk of the work



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