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Handwriting Assessment Workshop

Washington, DC ← Other topics offered
Full day.
7 Contact Hours
$245
Fri Jul 13, 2018
See workshop location and directions listed below.

The Handwriting Assessment Workshop will provide all the training necessary for you to assess a range of developmental levels.

Please bring a small calculator to this workshop. Calculators on your phone are acceptable.

The Handwriting Assessment Workshop is an advanced level class.

Approved Provider of Continuing Education by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.

Handwriting Assessment Objectives
  • Administer and score the Pre-K assessments, the Screener of Handwriting Proficiency, and The Print Tool® and choose remediation materials and strategies based on results
  • Describe the seven basic handwriting components essential to handwriting success
  • Understand different handwriting curricula, discover new handwriting resources, and use The Print Tool with various populations
  • Identify the benefits and process of becoming a certified handwriting specialist for evidence-based practice
Included in Handwriting Assessment

7 Contact Hours

$85 in Free Materials:

  • The Print Tool Evaluation & Remediation Package
    -OR-
    2 Refill Packages (If you register for the refills instead of The Print Tool, please remember to bring your Print Tool to the workshop.)
  • Canvas Bag
Schedule
7:30 a.m. Registration: Coffee and Danish
8:00 a.m. Understanding Handwriting Curricula: Become a knowledgeable handwriting consumer. Compare handwriting curricula.
Pre-K Readiness & Writing Assessment and The Screener of Handwriting Proficiency: Understand a developmental approach to assessing handwriting skills. Identify handwriting components that define handwriting legibility. Use results to enhance handwriting lessons, remediate or administer further testing.
Preview The Print Tool: Learn about forms and materials. Develop a functional approach to understanding how and when to administer The Print Tool.
Break
EVALUATE
Score The Print Tool:
Utilize the Print Tool manual, Student Worksheets for Capitals/Numbers and Lowercase, Transparent Measuring Tool and Evaluation Scoresheet. Calculate scores.
11:30 a.m. Lunch on Your Own
12:30 p.m. Score The Print Tool: Continued
Independent Case Study: Score Chandler
Q & A: Individual help during case study
Break: Snack and beverage served
REMEDIATE
More Than a Score! Handwriting Remediation:

Write reports. Use the Remediate Plan Worksheet to set goals, choose activities, and track progress.
Information about HWT Level 1 Certification:
Benefits, eligibility, and requirements for becoming a certified handwriting specialist.
Q & A
4:30 p.m. Certificate of Attendance for 7 Contact Hours
Approved Provider of Continuing Education by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.

Location & Lodging

Embassy Suites by Hilton Crystal City National Airport
1300 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202
703.979.9799
**Learning Without Tears does not reserve a block of overnight rooms**

Directions

FOR GPS PURPOSES USE THE HOTEL'S PHYSICAL ADDRESS 1402 SOUTH EADS ST - ARLINGTON, VA 22202
The hotel is located 5 blocks from the Pentagon City Metro Station which has the yellow/blue lines going to it. Once outside the Metro go towards Army/Navy Drive. Make a right and cross S. Hayes Street. Continue to S. Eads Street and then make a right. The hotel will be 2 blocks down on your right side.

From Dulles Airport:
Take the Dulles Toll Road towards Washington, DC.
FOR GPS PURPOSES USE THE HOTEL'S PHYSICAL ADDRESS 1402 SOUTH EADS ST - ARLINGTON, VA 22202
Take 66 East following directional signs
From 66 East, take exit 75 (Route 110 South. Follow 110 South to Route 1 South, Crystal City. Take the 15th Street exit. Turn Right at the 1st light onto 15th Street. Turn right onto South Eads Street. The hotel is the 3rd building on the right.

From the North (NY, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Delaware):
FOR GPS PURPOSES USE THE HOTEL'S PHYSICAL ADDRESS 1402 SOUTH EADS ST - ARLINGTON, VA 22202
Take I-95 South towards Virginia. Cross the Woodrow Wilson Drawbridge into Virginia. Take the 1st Exit (Exit # 177B. Choose the middle ramp to Route 1 north (Alexandria). Drive approximately 8 miles to Crystal City. Take 15th Street exit. At the 1st traffic light, make a left onto 15th street. At the 2nd traffic light, make a right onto South Eads Street. The hotel is on the right.

From the West (Bethesda, Rockville, Gaithersburg):
FOR GPS PURPOSES USE THE HOTEL'S PHYSICAL ADDRESS 1402 SOUTH EADS ST - ARLINGTON, VA 22202
Take the George Washington Parkway towards Washington, DC. Take the Memorial Bridge/Arlington Cemetery exit.At the 1st stop sign, make a left. Take the exit for Route 110 South. Follow 110 South to Route 1 South, Crystal City. Take the 15th Street Exit. At the 1st light, make a right onto 15th street. At the next light, make a right onto South Eads Street. The hotel is on the right.

From Downtown, Washington, DC:
FOR GPS PURPOSES USE THE HOTEL'S PHYSICAL ADDRESS 1402 SOUTH EADS ST - ARLINGTON, VA 22202
Follow 395 South into Virginia. Take exit 8C, (Crystal City, National Airport, Route 1 South). Take the 15th street exit. At the 1st light, make a right onto 15th street. At the next light, make a right onto South Eads street. The hotel is on the right.

From the South:
FOR GPS PURPOSES USE THE HOTEL'S PHYSICAL ADDRESS 1402 SOUTH EADS ST - ARLINGTON, VA 22202
Take I-95 North to I-395 North towards Washington D.C. Continue on I-395 North into Arlington. Once in Arlington, take exit 8C (Crystal City, National Airport, Rt1 S). Make a left at the 1st traffic light onto Army Navy Drive. Make a right at the 2nd light onto South Eads Street. The hotel is one block on your left.

Parking: Call the workshop venue for more information regarding parking availability and fees.

Dining

Tap Twelve – on-site
Paramount Café – 1425 S Eads St
Over the Rice – 1421 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Roti Modern Mediterranean – 1211 S Fern St
Epic Smokehouse – 1330 S Fern St

Policy/Contacts

Register online and provide us with your email address and we will email you a confirmation and receipt when we process your registration. We will then email you workshop details 10 days prior to the workshop date. If you do not have access to an email account, we will mail you your receipt and workshop details 10 days prior to the workshop date.

We accept school purchase orders via mail and fax. Download Registration Form

If you have any special requests (preferred area, handicap access needs, etc.) please call our office (402.492.2766) to discuss these requests.

While we make every effort to conduct professional learning events on the dates and locations advertised, they are subject to change without prior notice. Learning Without Tears reserves the right to change or cancel a professional learning event due to low enrollment or factors beyond our control. We will attempt to notify registrants to limit customer inconvenience, but we are not liable for any expenses incurred.

Learning Without Tears reserve the right to use all media from this workshop (photos, videos, etc.) in print and online advertising. Please notify us in writing if you do not wish to be included. You must be 18 years or older to attend our professional workshops. Children and infants may not be brought to workshops.

You may cancel up to ten days prior for a $35 cancellation fee.

Additional Information:
Tel: 402.492.2766
Fax: 402.492.2776
Email a Workshop Coordinator