These are handy little items for kids with weak grasp or low endurance for writing activities. They are also helpful for kids that have trouble closing their last 2-3 fingers to hold the pencil with only their thumb and first finger or thumb, index, and middle fingers.
On this episode, I will discuss things to consider when working with kids on handwriting activities and strategies. These will mainly revolve around making sure they are set up for success! Also, a special Halloween Treat: a short story written and read by my son!
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“Dysgraphia.” Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, 16 Oct. 2017, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dysgraphia.
AJOT Research Article
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, March/April 2009, Vol. 63, 182-192. doi:10.5014/ajot.63.2.182
Engel-Yeger, Batya, et al. “Handwriting Performance, Self-Reports, and Perceived Self-Efficacy Among Children With Dysgraphia.” American Journal of Occupational Therapy, American Occupational Therapy Association, 1 Mar. 2009, ajot.aota.org/article.aspx?articleid=1865824&resultClick=3.