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Course: #1320

Component Skills for Pre-Writing in Early Childhood

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1 Hour  

Information will be presented on developmental components that contribute to pre-writing skills. Assessment tools that relate to these developmental skills will be reviewed. Emphasis will be placed on the role of the occupational therapist in providing activities to develop component skills in preparation for printing instruction in Kindergarten.

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Course Learning Outcomes

  • Identify 4 components skills for pre-writing.
  • Identify 3 assessment tools for developmental tasks related to pre-writing.
  • Select 3 activities to develop component skills for pre-writing.

Time-ordered Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-30 Minutes Component skills
30-55 Minutes OT activities
55-60 Minutes Question & Answer

Course Presenter

helene gillespie

Helene Gillespie, Ph.D., OTR/L

Dr. Gillespie has worked as a pediatric occupational therapist in both school-based and private
practice settings for over 35 years. Because of her strong interest in the field of
learning disabilities, she completed a Ph.D. in that area, with a concentration in cognitive
neuroscience, in 2003. Helene's doctoral research focused on component skills of handwriting.
Currently, Dr. Gillespie is a consultant for a special education cooperative. Additionally, she consults with
parents and teachers through her private practice: OT in the Classroom, LLC.


Presenter Disclosure: This presenter has no relevant financial or nonfinancial relationships to disclose.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Occupational Therapy Association

OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved CE provider #7659 by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). This course is offered for 0.1 CEUs (Introductory level, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process - Evaluation Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.


CE Broker

OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 1.0 hours, Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama or Florida, CE Broker may be of interest to you.


National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

OccupationalTherapy.com is a NBCOT Professional Development Provider. This course is offered for 1.25 NBCOT PDUs (Beginner level, unknown Area).