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Course # 1320
Component Skills for Pre-Writing in Early Childhood

Monday, October 22, 2012 at 1:30 pm EDT

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Course Abstract

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


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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

Average Rating

(6 Ratings)

Most Recent Comments

Review by: Ghazala on October 22, 2012
The course was grounded in evidence-based treatment approaches.
Review by: Christina on October 22, 2012
Overview of age appropriate assessments for preschoolers, as well as treatment activities that can be easily integrated into the classroom.
Review by: Sandi on October 22, 2012
The amount of information and resources. I would recommend if ever re-done in the future that it would be a 2 hour session. Too much information for my pea brain in such a short amount of time.

Course Information

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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.


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


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