PTC Guest Blogs for Down Syndrome Alliance of the Midlands’ blog DownRight Perfect – 4th edition
“Fine motor skills are the small and coordinated muscle movements completed by the hands. There are a wide range of skills that are considered fine motor, from pointing a finger to tying shoes. All of these skills play a major role in the development of independence in daily activities. Basically, every little movement is a big deal.”
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Stephanie Adam graduated with a clinical Doctorate in Occupational Therapy from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. Since that time she has worked in a variety of pediatric settings including early intervention, school-based, inpatient, and outpatient clinics. In the 10+ years she has been in practice she has gained specialized training and knowledge in the areas of sensory processing disorder and sensory-based feeding, and also has extensive experience treating a wide range of diagnoses including autism spectrum disorders, developmental and motor delays, Down syndrome, and many others. Stephanie is trained in the Sequential Oral Sensory feeding program, Interactive Metronome, Astronaut Training®, Handwriting Without Tears®, and Advanced Therapeutic Listening®. She is passionate about education and is always seeking additional training and experiences to advance her skills. In addition, Stephanie provides guest lectures at College of Saint Mary and the University of Nebraska at Omaha, and for various organizations and conferences in the Omaha area. Stephanie has always had a passion for working with children and is inspired by the amazing children and families she has the pleasure to work with. Sharing in their achievements and being a part of their lives is truly a gift, and is the reason she believes she has the best job in the world.