This course discusses concepts, strategies and supportive materials from the Size Matters Handwriting Program with a specific focus on variables impacting legibility. Because writing happens in all content areas, teacher and kid-friendly strategies are identified to ensure legibility and best practices are embedded all day. This is Part 2 of a 2-part series on the Size Matters Handwriting Program.
Please note: This is part 2 of a 2-part series on the Size Matters Handwriting Program. It is recommended that you view this course first: Size Matters Handwriting Program: A Multitiered Intervention (#4580).
Course created on March 17, 2020
Course Type: Video
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Intermediate, Category 2: Occupational Therapy Process - Intervention; CE Broker/1.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), CE Broker #20-771652; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Intermediate, Rehabilitation
- After this course, participants will be able to identify and discuss best practices for addressing discrete motor skills like handwriting.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify and discuss SMHP concepts, strategies, and materials to correct common printing issues impacting legibility.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify and discuss SMHP concepts, strategies and materials to build teacher carryover and student buy-in.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction; Learning Objectives|
|5-10 Minutes||What is Motor Learning Theory and how does it apply to handwriting?|
|10-15 Minutes||SMHP concepts, strategies, and materials to use if errors exist with Letter Size or Shape|
|15-20 Minutes||SMHP concepts, strategies, and materials to use if errors exist with Letter/Word Spacing, Margins or Slant|
|20-25 Minutes||SMHP concepts, strategies, and materials to use if errors exist with Directionality of Stroke or Omissions in Copying|
|25-30 Minutes||SMHP concepts, strategies and materials to use if errors exist with Recall of Letter forms or Space Planning or Line Use|
|30-40 Minutes||SMHP concepts, strategies and materials to use if errors exist with Case Substitution or Reversals|
|40-50 Minutes||SMHP concepts, strategies and materials to promote Student Buy-In|
|50-55 Minutes||SMHP concepts, strategies and materials to promote teacher carryover|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, More opportunities for learning, Q & A|
DOT, MS OTR/L, FAOTA
Dr. Beverly Moskowitz is a nationally recognized speaker with 43+ years of experience as an Occupational Therapist. As a school therapist, she serviced more than fifteen school districts, visiting over 60 different schools. Author of multiple publications, she strives to teach other therapists how to implement AOTA best practices, time-saving strategies, and progressive IDEA ideals while ‘keeping the fun going.’ A creative entrepreneur, determined researcher and tireless professional, she is also the author of The Size Matters Handwriting Program. Currently used in every state and 4 continents, its concept-driven approach to teaching and remediating handwriting has been proven effective at a .001 level of significance in the largest research study ever done on handwriting. In 2010, Bev launched Real OT Solutions, Inc. Its mission, as both a service & product business, is to provide consumers--therapists, teachers, parents and kids, with Effective, Efficient, Affordable and Fun solutions to school needs. In 2015, she was recognized for her professional contributions and inducted as a Fellow into the American Occupational Therapy Association.
Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by OccupationalTherapy.com.
Content Disclosure: Real OT Solutions: SMHP Workshops and Therapist Certification Courses and SMHP 3-part self-study webinar series. The Size Matters Handwriting Program including: Student Workbook, Alphatrangle, Master Guide of Adapted Writing Paper, Posters, Activity Books, Path Ways, Lined Labels, Desktop Stickers, and Magnetic Rectasquare Board.
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