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Handwriting Assessment Workshop

Boston, MA ← Other topics offered
Full day.
7 Contact Hours
$220 Early Bird**30+ days in advance
Regular: $245
Sun Feb 24, 2019
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

Doubletree Suites by Hilton-Boston
400 Soldiers Field Rd
Boston, MA 02134
617.783.0090
**Learning Without Tears does not reserve a block of overnight rooms**

Directions

Located just off I-90 (Mass Turnpike), East Bound take Exit 18-Brighton/Cambridge; West Bound take Exit 20-Brighton/Cambridge.

From Airport: Exit via the Ted Williams Tunnel, follow sign to I-90W and take Exit 20-Brighton/Cambridge, after paying toll, bear right towards Cambridge. At second light turn right, Hotel driveway is on your right.

Parking: $20/day for attendees - Call the workshop venue for more information regarding parking availability and fees.

Dining

Dunkin Donuts – 808 Memorial Dr
Bisuteki Tokyo Japanese Steak House – 777 Memorial Dr
Riverside Pizza Restaurant – 305 River St
Basta Pasta – 319 Western Ave

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