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Handwriting Assessment Workshop

Philadelphia/King of Prussia, PA ← Other topics offered
Full day.
7 Contact Hours
Fri Oct 19, 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
    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
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.
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
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

Crowne Plaza Philadelphia-Valley Forge
260 Mall Blvd
King Of Prussia, PA 19406
**Learning Without Tears does not reserve a block of overnight rooms**


The Crowne Plaza Valley Forge is located directly across from the King of Prussia Mall. The hotel's address is 260 Mall Boulevard, King of Prussia, PA 19406.

From Philadelphia Airport: Take 1-95 South to 1-476 North. Take 1-476 North to 1-76 West to Mall Blvd Exit. Make left onto Mall Blvd. Hotel is a half mile on the left.

From PA Turnpike: Take Exit 326, stay right lane. Proceed to Valley Forge Park Exit 327, merge right onto North Gulph Road. Proceed to Goddard Blvd, make a right. Proceed to Mall Blvd, make a left, hotel is half mile on the left.

From Downtown Philadelphia: Take 1-76 West to Mall Blvd Exit. Make a left onto Mall Blvd, hotel is half mile on left.

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


Stirling's Restaurant – on-site

Maggiano's Little Italy - 205 Mall Blvd, 610.992.3333
Seasons 52160 N Gulph Rd, 610.992.1152
Rock Bottom King of Prussia - 1001 King of Prussia Plaza, 610.230.2739
Bahama Breeze - 320 Goddard Blvd, 610.491.9822
The Melting Pot - 150 Allendale Rd, 610.265.7195
Sullivan's Steakhouse - 700 W Dekalb Pike, 610.878.9025
California Pizza Kitchen - 470 Mall Blvd, 610.337.1500
The Capital Grille - 236 Mall Blvd, 610.265.1415
The Cheesecake Factory - 640 W Dekalb Pike


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