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Handwriting Assessment Workshop

New York City, NY ← Other topics offered
Full day.
7 Contact Hours
$220 Early Bird**30+ days in advance
Regular: $245
Wed Apr 24, 2019

Katrina Erickson, OTR

This is a mid-week workshop (Wednesday).

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
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: Beverages 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

Hotel Plaza Athenee New York
37 East 64th St
New York, NY 10065
(Between Madison and Park Avenues)
**Learning Without Tears does not reserve a block of overnight rooms**


From LaGuardia –
Get on Grand Central Pkwy from LaGuardia Access Rd 1 min (0.4 mi)
Head east on LaGuardia Rd toward Central Terminal Dr 13 ft
Use the right lane to stay on LaGuardia Rd 200 ft
Use the right lane to take the ramp onto LaGuardia Access Rd 0.3 mi
Use the left lane to merge onto Grand Central Pkwy via the ramp to Robert F. Kennedy Bridge W 0.1 mi
Continue on Grand Central Pkwy. Take I-278 E and FDR Dr. to E 63rd St in Manhattan. Take exit 12 from FDR Dr. 15 min (8.7 mi)
Merge onto Grand Central Pkwy 1.7 mi
Continue onto I-278 E Partial toll road 2.4 mi
Use the right 2 lanes to take exit 46 toward Manhattan/Randalls Is Toll road 0.6 mi
Continue onto New York State Reference Rte 900G/Robert F. Kennedy Bridge Toll road 0.9 mi
Continue onto FDR Dr. 3.1 mi
Take exit 12 for E 63 St toward Roosevelt Island/New York/Queensboro Bridge 495 ft
Continue on E 63rd St. Drive to E 64th St 8 min (0.8 mi)
Continue onto E 63rd St 0.7 mi
Turn right onto Madison Ave 259 ft
Turn right at the 1st cross street onto E 64th St
Destination will be on the left 207 ft
Hôtel Plaza Athénée - 37 E 64th St, New York, NY 10065

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


Arabelle – on-site

Woods Restaurant – 718 Madison Ave – 212.688.1126
Bar Italia – 768 Madison Ave – 917.546.6676
Tony Dragon's Grille – Madison Ave & 62nd St – 917.299.1550
Fleming – 27 E 62nd St – 646.830.6014


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