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Handwriting Assessment Workshop

Chicago, IL ← Other topics offered
Full day.
7 Contact Hours
$245
Fri Jul 7, 2017
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.

Handwriting Assessment Objectives
  • Recognize the developmental progression of assessing the skills of handwriting
  • Administer the Pre-K Readiness & Writing Assessment and the Screener of Handwriting Proficiency for universal, whole class evaluation
  • Describe 8 basic handwriting components essential to handwriting success
  • Administer, score, and interpret The Print Tool for 1:1 evaluation
  • Write parent-friendly reports, set goals, and document progress for evidence-based practice
  • Discover remediation strategies to improve handwriting
  • Identify the benefits and process of becoming a certified handwriting specialist
Included in Handwriting Assessment
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

Your Registration Includes:
7 Total Contact Hours $80 in Total Free Materials

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

Location & Lodging

Hilton Garden Inn Chicago O'Hare Airport
2930 South River Rd
Des Plaines, IL 60018
847.296.8900
**Handwriting Without Tears does not reserve a block of overnight rooms**

Directions

From Airport: Follow I-190 East and exit at River Road North. Follow River Road one mile and hotel will be located on your left side.

From North: Take I-294 South to I-190 West to O'Hare Airport (You must have change for the I-190 toll). Exit at Manheim Road North. Go 1.0 mile to Higgins Road, turn right. Go 0.6 miles to Devon Avenue. Take a slight left. Go 0.6 miles to Des Plaines River Road, turn left. Go 0.3 miles and the hotel will be located on the left side.

From South: Take I-294 North and exit at River Road (You must have change for the River Road toll). Proceed to traffic light and turn left onto Des Plaines River Road. Proceed 1.0 mile to hotel which is located on the left side.

From West: Take I-90 East to I-190 West to O'Hare Airport. (You must have change for the I-190 toll). Exit at Manheim Road North. Go 1.0 mile to Higgins Road, turn right. Go 0.6 miles to Devon Avenue. Take a slight left. Go 0.6 miles to Des Plaines River Road, turn left. Go 0.3 miles and the hotel will be located on the left side.

From East: Follow I-90 West to I-190 West. Exit at River Road. Turn left onto River Road. Follow River Road one mile to hotel which is located on left side.

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

Dining

Onsite:
Garden Grille and Bar (breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Offsite:
Rosewood Restaurant – 9421 West Higgins Rd, 847.696.9494
Café Zalute & Retro Bar – 9501 Devon Ave, 847.685.0206
Ram Restaurant – 9520 W Higgins Rd, 847.692.4426
Carlucci Rosemont – 6111 N River Rd, 847.518.0990
Giordano's – 9415 W Higgins Rd, 847.292.2600
Café La Cave – 2777 Mannheim Rd, 847.827.7818

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.

Learning Without Tears reserves the right to cancel or change a class at any time, including but not limited to, lack of participation or trainer availability. Registrants will not be charged for the course.

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