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OT Corner: Improving Handwriting in Kids

[Source: Your Therapy Source]

Many people say that handwriting instruction is no longer a necessity because of the prevalence in the use of gadgets that effectively replace our need to write using traditional writing tools. Dr. Beverly Moskowitz, OTR/L, creator of the Size Matters Handwriting Program, shares with us her thoughts and suggestions on why handwriting instruction is still important and relevant today.

Dr. Moskowitz states that “preschoolers and early elementary students are just learning to think.  And for your beginner learners, there is no better way to open the channels of inter-hemispheric communication than by putting pencil to paper.  And the research proves it.”

From her 43+ years of experience as a pediatric Occupational Therapist, Dr. Moskowitz offers us her 10 suggestions on how to improve handwriting in kids!

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