Children are no longer playing with toys that develop the musculature and foundational hand skills necessary for school success. As a result, children are struggling with simple tasks such as holding and controlling a crayon or pencil, cutting with scissors, managing clothing fasteners, appropriately holding eating utensils. Additionally, curriculum demands continue to increase, creating a widening gap between curriculum expectations and developmental readiness. The Write Stuff Workshop and Handy Learning program bridges that gap.
Through the use of the well-known Handy Learning program, participants learn specific therapeutic fine motor activities which support the classroom curriculum and develop hand skills in children in a fun, relevant and easy to implement program.
Handy Learning activities offer effective, proven strategies for all children and facilitate s n integrated therapy approach that supports IDEA and RTI. This workshop is a MUST for all school-based and pediatric therapists as well as educators of young children.
The Write Stuff provides therapists and educators with a thorough
understanding of the building blocks of hand development, fine motor
control and handwriting as well as strategies to foster hand skills in young children.
This is NOT a handwriting course, rather it emphasizes the foundational skills required for handwriting.
The "Write Stuff" Workshop provides:
Handy Learning Activities
In the Classroom
Who Should Attend
Continuing Education Credits:
Handy Learning, Inc. is an AOTA Approved Provider* of continuing education (app #6125). This course is
offered for 0.6 AOTA CEUs/ 6 contact hours, Intermediate Level, Domain of
OT, OT Process: Intervention.
assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course
content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
**for more information on course content please visit Handy Learning/The Write Stuff
Susan Thompson has over 19 years experience as an occupational therapist. Susan owns and operates the continuing education company, Handy Learning, Inc. She offers high quality continuing education to physical and occupational therapists.
Susan is the creator of the peer-reviewed fine motor skill program, Handy Learning®. The Handy Learning program has been successfully implemented in thousands of classrooms internationally.