Printing in KindergartenCourse: #1321 1 Hour
Observation and assessment of developmental tasks and printing skills will be reviewed. Different features of handwriting programs typically used in Kindergarten will be discussed. Emphasis will be placed on OT and teacher collaboration in the handwriting program.
Course created on January 14, 2013
- Identify 3 important observations during printing time.
- Select 3 ways an OT can collaborate with the Kindergarten teacher with respect to the handwriting program.
- Identify 3 interventions for concerns related to printing.
|30-55 Minutes||OT activities for intervention|
|55-60 Minutes||Question & Answer|
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.
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