Tag Archives: Handwriting

OT Corner: 15 Pre-Handwriting Factors Leading to Successful Handwriting in Children

[Source:  World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology via Your Therapy Source] A recent 33 question survey on the pre-handwriting factors needed for successful handwriting was completed in 2015 by 535 occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants (from the USA). … Continue reading


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Coloring on Sandpaper Activity for Toddlers

[Source:  I Can Teach My Child] It’s Day 4 of our 31 Days of Indoor Fun for Toddlers challenge!  This Coloring on Sandpaper Activity for Toddlers might seem like an odd activity, but it serves a variety of purposes. First … Continue reading


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OT Corner: Crossing the Midline – an Important Handwriting Skill

[Source:  Handwriting with Katherine] by Katherine J. Collmer, M.Ed, OTR/L Children who experience difficulty with the mastery of handwriting skills are often struggling with crossing their body midline. During the performance of handwriting tasks, the arm, hand, and eyes travel … Continue reading


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OT Corner: 20 Things You Never Knew About Being Left-Handed

[Source: Huffington Post] by Amanda MacMillan With just 10% of the population being left-handed, it can be easy for everyone else to forget we’re living in a right-handed world. But aside from making it tough to cut a straight line … Continue reading


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Discomfort During Handwriting

[Source:  Human Movement Science via Your Therapy Source] Human Movement Science published research on wrist-joint position, finger muscle length, grip strength and prolonged handwriting.   The study looked at two groups – control group of 22 young adults ages 18-24 … Continue reading


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