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Occupational Therapist

Pediatrics 212

Prewriting and Handwriting Skills


  • Describe the role of the OT in evaluation of and intervention for children with handwriting difficulties
  • List and outline 5 factors that contribute to handwriting readiness for young children
  • Describe 3 methods for evaluating handwriting and functional written communication
  • Examine and describe 3 ways that performance skills, client factors, performance patterns, and context influence the student's participation in the writing process
  • Recite 5 ways that handwriting fits into the educational writing process
  • Rationalize how remedial and compensatory strategies improve a student's written communication
  • Explore 5 ways that OT practitioners use pediatric OT models of practice and handwriting intervention programs to improve children's handwriting
  • Examine 3 handwriting interventions and programs that are supported with research evidence

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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