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Handwriting Assessment Workshop

Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX ← Other topics offered
Full day.
7 Contact Hours
$245
Fri Feb 2, 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 and the Screener of Handwriting Proficiency
  • Describe the seven basic handwriting components essential to handwriting success
  • Administer, score, and interpret The Print Tool® for 1:1 evaluation
  • Write parent-friendly reports, set goals, and document progress for evidence-based practice
  • Choose remediation materials and strategies based on evaluation results
  • 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
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

Location:
Norris Meetings & Events Center
304 Houston Street
Ft. Worth, TX 76102
817.289.2400

Accommodations:
**Handwriting Without Tears does not reserve a block of overnight rooms**

The Worthington Renaissance Ft Worth
200 Main St
Ft Worth, TX 76102
817.870.1000

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Fort Worth Downtown
1111 West Lancaster Avenue
Forth Worth, TX 76102
817.698.9595

Directions

From Austin or North San Antonio via I-35 N:
Driving North on I-35 take I-35W. Take the TX-280-SPUR exit, Exit 52A, toward downtown. Merge onto Martin L King Jr. FWY. Martin L King Jr. FWY becomes TX-280 Spur W. Take the 4th St. exit. Turn slightly left onto E 4th St. Turn right on Commerce St. Turn left on E 2nd St. Turn left onto Houston St. Norris Conference Centers is on the right.

From Houston via 1-45 N:
Merge onto US-287 N via Exit 247. Take Martin L King Jr. FWY toward downtown. Merge onto TX-280 Spur W. Take the 4th St. exit. Turn slightly left onto E 4th St. Turn right on Commerce St. Turn left on E 2nd St. Turn left onto Houston St. Norris Conference Centers is on the right.

From Dallas via I-30:
From I-30 W exit TX-287 N via Exit 15c. Merge onto Martin L King Jr. FWY. Martin L King Jr. FWY becomes TX-280 Spur W. Take the 4th St. exit. Turn slightly left onto E 4th St. Turn right on Commerce St. Turn left on E 2nd St. Turn left onto Houston St. Norris Conference Centers is on the right.

From TX-121 S (Airport):
From TX-121 S, take the Belknap St. exit toward TX-347-Spur downtown. Stay straight to go onto E. Belknap St. Turn left onto N. Houston St./US-287 Br. S. Norris Conference Centers will be on the right.
From US-287 S:From US-287 S, merge onto I-35W/US-287/US-81 S via Exit 16B. Take Belknap St., Exit 52c, toward TX-347-Spur W. Turn slightly right on E Belknap St. Turn left onto N. Houston St./US-287 Br. S. Norris Conference Centers will be on the right.

Parking: Norris Conference Center validates parking for Sundance Square garages 1, 2 and 3 as well as the open lot at Fourth and Houston. Call the workshop venue for more information regarding parking availability and fees.

Dining

Reata Restaurant - 310 Houston Street, 817.336.1009
Piranha Killer Sushi - 335 West 3rd Street, 817.348.0200
Riscky's Barbeque - 300 Main Street, 817.877.3306
Catina Lardeo - 530 Throckmorton Street, 817.810.0773
Frankie's Sports Bar Grill - 425 West 3rd Street, 817.870.9090
Corner Bakery Café - 615 Main Street, 817.870.4991








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.

Learning Without Tears reserves the right to cancel or change a class at any time, including but not limited to, lack of participation or trainer availability. Registrants will not be charged for the course.

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