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Handwriting Assessment Workshop

Edmonton, AB ← Other topics offered
Full day.
7 Contact Hours
$220 Early Bird**30+ days in advance
Regular: $245
ALL CHARGES IN USD. The appropriate provincial tax will be added to your order. Refer to www.lwtears.com/support to determine if Handwriting Without Tears collects sales tax in your province.
Fri Oct 12, 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

Hilton Garden Inn West Edmonton
17610 Stony Plain Rd
Edmonton, AB T5S 1A2
780-443-2233
**Learning Without Tears does not reserve a block of overnight rooms**

Directions

From Edmonton International Airport: Head east on Airport Rd (2.3 km). Take the 2 N ramp to Edmonton (0.7 km). Merge onto HWY-2 N (13.6 km). Take the exit on the left toward Anthony Henday Dr NW N/HWY-216 W (0.4 km). Keep left at the fork to continue toward Anthony Henday Dr NW N/HWY-216 W and merge onto Anthony Henday Dr NW N/HWY-216 W (20.2 km). Turn right onto Whitemud Dr. East exit (1 km). Take 178th Street exit (500m). Turn left onto 178th St. (1.5 km). Hotel is on the right hand side after Stony Plain Road.

From (south) Calgary, Alberta: Take Hwy 2N (277 km). Take the exit on the left toward Hwy 216 (Anthony Henday Drive) W (400 m). Keep left at the fork to continue toward Hwy 216 W and merge onto Hwy 216 W (21.2 km). Turn right onto Whitemud Dr. East exit (1 km). Take 178th Street exit. Turn left onto 178th St. (1.5 km). Hotel is on the right hand side after Stony Plain Road.

From (north) Fort McMurray: Take Sakitawaw Trail S. It turns slightly right and becomes HWY 63 (238 km). Turn right at HWY 55/HWY 63 (22.9 km). Turn right at HWY 55 (31.5 km). Turn left at HWY 2 (73.3 km). Turn left to stay on HWY 2 (60.6 km). Turn right at Gervais Rd (1.0 km). Continue onto 170 St NW (8.0 km). Slight right toward Stony Plain Rd.

From (east) Saskatoon: Follow HWY-16 W, entering Alberta (522 km). Take the 170 St exit (650 m). Turn left at 170 St NW (3.5 km). Slight right toward Stony Plain Rd. Hotel will be on the right.

From (west) Jasper: Follow BC-Yellowhead Hwy/HWY-16 E (349 km). Take exit#381 for 170 St toward St. Albert (550 m). Turn right at 170 St NW (3.3 km). Slight right toward Stony Plain Rd NW (190 m). Hotel will be on the right.

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

Dining

Garden Grille & Bar – on-site

Olive Garden – 10121 171st St – 780-484-0700
Red Lobster – 10111 171st St – 780-484-0660
Red Robin – 10010 171st St – 780-484-6735
Moxie's Grill & Bar – 17109 100th Ave NW – 780-484-2040

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