Tag Archives: Handwriting

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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OT Corner: Handwriting: Is an App Applicable?

by Katherine J. Collmer, M.Ed., OTR/L This month, the Handwriting is Fun! Blog is proud to host another guest author series.  In July we will be sharing information on the topic of Technology and OT.  Our series will stray from our … Continue reading

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OT Activity of the Week: Find and Draw Summer Puzzle Freebie

[Source: Your Therapy Source] Here is a free sample page to challenge visual discrimination and visual motor skills fromSummer Visual Perceptual Puzzles.  Download it here http://yourtherapysource.com/vpsummerfreebie.html

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Summer Sunglasses Craftivity – Handwriting and Scissor Skills

[Source: Your Therapy Source] Download this free summer sunglasses activity to create a cute craft while practicing handwriting and scissor skills.  There are step by step directions as well.  You can download the craftivity here http://yourtherapysource.com/freesunglasses.html

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OT Corner: Sensory Fun – Teaching Letter Formation

[Pediatric Occupational Therapy Tips] Letter formation is an important skill that children in Kindergarten are typically learning.  For those students who resist paper and pencil tasks, multi-sensory instructional approaches are often effective. When a child is first learning the letters, … Continue reading

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