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Developing Scissor Cutting Skills in the Child with Down Syndrome
A publication by the Down Syndrome Society of South Australia on developing scissor cutting skills with children who have Down syndrome.
Covers pre-requisite skills, points to remember, hand dominance, types of scissors, cutting sequence:
Stage 1 - snipping
Stage 2- cuts across strips,
Stage 3- cuts - straight lines, generalising
Stage 4- cuts - diagonal lines
Stage 5A - cuts on lines - stops, suggestions for pasting activities
Stage 5 B - stops - varying lengths
Stage 6 - cuts out corners
Stage 7- cuts squares
Stage 8 - cuts rectangles
Stage 15 - cuts stars, examples of cutting activities and activity based skills check-list.
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