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Course: #1321

Printing in Kindergarten

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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

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Course Learning Outcomes

  • 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.

Time-ordered Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-30 Minutes Observation/assessments
30-55 Minutes OT activities for intervention
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 - Intervention 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).