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Handwriting and Learning

Pediatric occupational therapists spend a significant of time working on the handwriting skills of students.

Callirobics - Another Option for Handwriting (guest post for PediaStaff)  for more blog posts please visit http://starfishtherapies.wordpress.com

Callirobics – Another Option for Handwriting

Callirobics - Another Option for Handwriting (guest post for PediaStaff) for more blog posts please visit http://starfishtherapies.wordpress.com

10 Secret Places to Practice Handwriting on Handwriting is Fun! Blog, by Katherine J. Collmer, M.Ed., OTR/L

Occupational therapists assess and remediate handwriting development skills and help students master those foundational skills for handwriting success.

A Farewell to Handwriting?

Check out this CBS news story entitled A Farewell to Handwriting? Great video to show to start a discussion at school districts debating be.

Fine Motor Skill Level and Handwriting | YourTherapySource.com Blog

Fine Motor Skill Level and Handwriting Article-fine motor skills influence handwriting legibility and speed, therefore developing fine motor skills is important in children with poor handwriting.

Handwriting: Why we should focus more on letter size than letter formation

Research is showing it is more effective to focus on LETTER SIZE vs. letter formation when teaching and correcting students' handwriting. This article describes why. Great read for anyone working on handwriting with kids.

Some students press too hard during handwriting tasks. Here are 10 suggestions to reduce pencil pressure when writing from Your Therapy Source.

When students press too hard during handwriting tasks, the hand can fatigue, paper can rip and legibility may decrease.

21 silly putty activities and homemade putty recipe. Fabulous fine motor activities for kids

21 Silly Putty & Therapy Putty Activities

Ideen knetmasse motorik spielerisch vorschule 21 silly putty activities and homemade putty recipe. Fabulous fine motor activities for kids

RTI OT handouts: interventions for teachers

From Denver Public Schools: RTI and OT/PT Pinned by Pediatric Therapeutic Services, Inc.

Skills for Kindergarten  So how exactly do I teach the correct method to my son? I have tried the special pencils and grippers and he still "fists" it.

Skills for Kindergarten So how exactly do I teach the correct method to my son? I have tried the special pencils and grippers and he still "fists" it.

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