Tag Archives: Handwriting

Halloween Bat Dice Drawing

[Source:  Your Therapy Source] Here is a simple game that requires paper, pencil and one die.  Player one rolls a die. To start your drawing you must roll a #1. When you roll the #1, you can draw the first … Continue reading

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OT Corner: 5 Evidence Based Factors That Affect Handwriting Speed

[Source:  Your Therapy Source] Written output performance in the classroom is associated with handwriting speed.  If the child can not write with an appropriate speed it can be difficult to manage classroom assignments in a timely manner throughout the school … Continue reading

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Handwriting and Autism

[Source:  Your Therapy Source] Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders published research on handwriting and autism.  The researchers investigated whether handwriting skills in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are related to visual perception, motor coordination, visual-motor integration, and executive functions. Previous … Continue reading

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OT Corner: 10 Ideas to Increase Pencil Pressure

[Source: Your Therapy Source] Recently, I received a question about a student who is having difficulty applying pencil pressure when writing.  The therapist was having some success using markers but was looking for other suggestions.  Here are 10 ideas to … Continue reading

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Free Back to School Tracing Packet

[Source:  Artfully Occupied] The start of the school year is just on the horizon for many of us parents, teachers, therapists, and children.  Summer break is full of activities that promote gross motor, sensory, fine motor, and other developmental skills. … Continue reading

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