unattended toll roads and bridges are horrible for me,
since my left hand ends up throwing more coins on the
road than in the basket.
--- Trisha Cummings <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hi Wanda,
> This may not help now - but once my daughter got
> older I acquired a debit/credit card for her - its
> debit card with a Visa Logo on it and it works as
> either and is attached to her checking/savings
> aacount. My bank doesn't charge me for using it
> either way. As far as subway and bus fare goes - I
> buy the flash passes for her.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: St. John's University Cerebral Palsy List
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> Sent: Wednesday, January 26, 2005 2:31 PM
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> Subject: Working with Money
> Hey everyone,
> I need some help and advice from those of you who
> have fine motor limits.
> How do you handle picking up coins (or bills, for
> that matter, but especially
> coins) to pay for something or get change?
> My Ryan is learning second grade money math, which
> includes knowing the least
> amount of coins to use to buy something and how much
> change you will receive.
> He can work this out like a whiz kid on worksheets
> and using his Dynavox.
> However, he has much trouble when it comes to doing
> it with actual money.
> Typically, many children have trouble with that
> skill. As you all know, it gets
> even harder when your hands and fingers don't work
> the way you want them to
> Does anyone have any advice to help me accomodate
> the fine motor portion?
> Thanks so much,
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