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Handwriting Assessment Workshop

Houston, TX ← Other topics offered
Full day.
7 Contact Hours
$220 Early Bird**30+ days in advance
Regular: $245
Fri Nov 16, 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

Location:
Norris Conference Center Houston/City Centre
816 Town & Country Blvd Ste 210
Houston, TX 77024
713.590.0950

Accommodations:
Hotel Sorella City Centre
800 Sorella Ct
Houston, TX 77024
713.973.1600

Four Points By Sheraton Houston West
10655 Katy Freeway
Houston, TX 77024
281.501.4600

Directions

From Bush Intercontinental Airport: Follow the signs to IH-45 out of the airport to John F. Kennedy Blvd. Turn right (go West) on Beltway 8 (Sam Houston Tollway). Stay on Beltway 8 for 2 toll plazas and exit Memorial. Stay on the frontage road and pass under I-10 – far left hand lane. Before the next light, which is Kimberley, make a U-Turn in the U-Turn lane. Keep right and enter the CityCentre parking garage, which is just after the Hotel Sorella. Follow signs to the third level and the NCC entrance.

From Downtown Houston: Take I-10 westbound and exit at the Beltway 8 frontage road. Take a left under the overpass and stay on the frontage road. Before the next light, which is Kimberley, make a U-Turn in the U-Turn lane. Keep right and enter the CityCentre parking garage, which is just after the Hotel Sorella. Follow signs to the third level and the NCC entrance.

From West of Houston – (Katy area): Take I-10 Eastbound to the Beltway 8 frontage road. Turn right under the overpass and stay on the frontage road. Before the next light, which is Kimberley, make a U-Turn in the U-Turn lane. Keep right and enter the CityCentre parking garage, which is just after the Hotel Sorella. Follow signs to the third level and the NCC entrance.

From the South Sam Houston Toll Way: Take Sam Houston Toll Way to the Memorial exit. Stay on the frontage road past Memorial and Kimberley. Keep right and enter the CityCentre parking garage, which is just after the Hotel Sorella. Follow signs to the third level and the NCC entrance.

Parking: Call the workshop venue for more information regarding parking availability and fees. Here is a link to additional information: http://norriscenters.com/houston-citycentre-map/

Dining

Straits Houston City Center – 800 Sorella Ct, 713.365.9922
RA Sushi Bar – 799 Town & Country Blvd, 713.331.2792
Ruggles Green – 801 Town & Country Blvd, 713.464.5557
Yard House Houston – 800 Sorella Ct, 713.461.9273
Studio Movie Grill – 822 Town & Country Blvd, 713.461.4449
Cyclone Anaya's Mexican Kitchen – 800 Town & Country Blvd, 713.461.1300

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