My 5 year old son can tell you his birth-date, the abc's, count to twenty and tell you all the shapes. However drawing the shapes or anything looks like a 2-3 year old. He just can't write. I don't know if he is just not able to focus on what he is doing or what. I am making him use his right hand now since he was using both 50/50. I would do all the test to see which Hand he would start with and he would use his left one day then his right the next.
He starts kindergarten this fall. I'm worried he will be so far behind or labeled as not smart. I had him tested with the school's early development center. He tested above where he should be in all areas but he was way behind in his fine motor skills. Since he did well in the other areas they won't do anything. They gave me some helpful advice but I really am worried. He is great at riding bikes and in fact races so it really is just his fine motor skills. Any advice or am I just over worrying? I am doing worksheets and having him hold his crayons correctly everyday now.
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