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Handwriting Assessment Workshop

Atlanta, GA ← Other topics offered
Full day.
7 Contact Hours
$245
Fri Jun 15, 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

Sheraton Suites Galleria-Atlanta
2844 Cobb Parkway SE
Atlanta, GA 30339
770.955.3900
**Learning Without Tears does not reserve a block of overnight rooms**

Directions

From Interstate 85 (North)
Take Interstate 85 South to Interstate 285 West. Exit onto Cobb Parkway/State Highway 41 (Exit 20). Turn left at the light. The hotel is immediately on the right.

From East
Take Interstate 20 to Interstate 75 North and proceed to Interstate 285 West. Exit onto Cobb Parkway/State Highway 41 at Exit 259B. Turn left at the light. The hotel is immediately on the right.

From Interstate 75 /Interstate 575 (North)
Take Interstate 75 or Interstate 575 to Interstate 285 West. Exit onto Cobb Parkway/State Highway 41 (Exit 259). Turn left at the light. Proceed to the hotel located on the right.

From Interstate 75 (South)
Take Interstate 75 north to Interstate 285 west. Exit onto Cobb Parkway/State Highway 41 (Exit 259B). Turn right at the light. The hotel is immediately on your right.

From Interstate 85 (South)
Take Interstate 85 to Interstate 20 West. Proceed to Interstate 285 North. Travel on I-285 North and exit onto Cobb Parkway/State Highway 41 (Exit 19). Turn right at the light. The hotel is immediately on the right.

From West
Take Interstate 20 to Interstate 285 North. Exit onto Cobb Parkway/State Highway 41 (Exit 19). Turn right at the light. The hotel is immediately on the right.

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

Dining

The Grill (on-site, open for lunch)

Stoney River Steakhouse & Grill: 1640 Cumberland Mall, 678.305.9229
Buffalo Wild Wings: 1636 Cumberland Mall, 770.435.4275
P.F. Changs: 1624 Cumberland Mall, 770.803.5800
The Cheesecake Factory: 1609 Cumberland Mall, 770.319.5515
Ted's Montana Grill: 1615 Cumberland Mall, 770.863.0041
Maggiano's Little Italy: C1601 Cumberland Mall, 770.799.1580
Jason's Deli: 1109 Cumberland Mall, 770.432.4414
Sbarro: 1449 Cumberland Mall, 770.435.8468

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