~ (2006) is a resource for learning assistance teachers to help get the "little folks" you work with ready to write! This developmental training program is designed for children who already recognize letters but haven't had much success learning to write them. Reproducible activities are included.
RANGE: 5- to 9-year-olds
~ (2006) is a manual which offers current theory, assessment, and treatment of prehension or hand dysfunction for all ages. Includes descriptions and detailed illustrations of normal and atypical variations of prehension. Also includes the Erhardt Developmental Prehension Assessment (EDPA), the EDPA-S, and evaluation reports, treatment notes, and photographs from three case studies. The importance of hand skills for individuals with cerebral palsy is illustrated by a treatment approach emphasizing functional activities in home, school, and community.
~ evaluates manuscript and cursive handwriting skills by assessing a student's legibility and speed of handwriting tasks. Skills measured include: alphabet and numerical writing, near-point and far-point copying, dictation, and sentence generation. The ETCH also assesses legibility components, pencil grasp, hand preference, pencil pressure, manipulative skills, and classroom observations. Reproducible score sheets and response booklets are included.
RANGE: grades 1-6
TIME: 15-25 minutes
~ helps students become more comfortable with writing by urging them to "just write" without worrying about spelling and punctuation. Later chapters discuss capital letters, basic punctuation, spelling, indenting, and consructing paragraphs. Students are encouraged to see themselves as writers and the consider their eventual reader as they write.
~ (2006) Loops and Other Groups: A Kinesthetic Writing System.
Complete program includes: Instructor's Manual, Level 1 Manual, Level 2 Manual, Alphabet Modules, and Letter Group Charts Manual
Level 1 Booklets (pkg./10) is designed for first years of handwriting
Level 2 Booklets (pkg./10) offers lower case letter review & focus on capital letters.
~ (2003) begins with an eloquent and entertaining narrative about the writing process and then provides a diverse collection of reproducible writing ideas that will stimulate each student's creativity while strengthening writing skills.
RANGE: grades 3-8
~ is a reproducible introduction to reading and writing letters and numerals for preschool and primary-grade youngsters as well as older elementary students in remedial classes. The "Magic Rulers" make it impossible to write reversible letters and numbers (b-d, 2-5, etc) the wrong way.
Classroom Program: includes manual and 5 sets of Magic Rulers
~ (2007) assesses children's manuscript and cursive handwriting skills by measuring neurosensory integration ability in uppercase and lowercase forms. Subtests measure: spontaneous writing, writing words and numbers from dictation, and copying letters, words and sentences.
Remedial activities were designed to improve legibility based on the THS ,may be administered in groups or individually , or used as part of the curriculum
Kit includes: manual, 15 manuscript, 15 cursive, and 30 record forms & training video.
Practical guides to Handwriting text sold separately.
RANGE: 5-9 years
ADMINISTRATION: Individual or Group, 30-40 minutes LEVEL: A
~ is an intervention resource that includes strategies for helping children who have a low rate of written output. There are strategies to help students who experience writing difficulties related to mechanical difficulties, as well as strategies to help student organize themselves to produce coherent writing. Over 400 remedial and compensatory srtategies, are presented.
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