7 Tips for Crossing the Midline
Maybe you have heard the phrase “crossing the midline” from your child’s OT. Maybe it is a totally alien concept to you. What does it mean? If you were to draw an imaginary line down the center of your body, from head to toe, that would be the midline. Crossing the midline involves moving part of the body, such as a hand, from one side to the other across that imaginary line. This is important for handwriting, sports, dressing, and even a game a of patty cake!
Follow the link below to learn more about the importance of crossing the midline and ways to help your child build this skill.
(Credits to Cara Koscinski, MOT, OTR/L)