I'm so thrilled you are here and I'm excited to share with you some simple and practical tips to help make printing easier for you and your child starting TODAY!
NOTE: In the videos below I use the words "your child"... this could be your child, a child that you teach or care for at home or in another environment. Consider this to be any child where you are a supportive adult in their world!
Get a copy of my very own worksheets... designed for children who are either right or left handed.
Start practicing on your own, with your child today with the 5 basic and simple patterns to help make printing easier!
Would you rather a little help and support (including LIVE support sessions), tons of fun activities, tips and encouragement on this journey to help your child print neater, faster and more easily??
I have created an AMAZING video series for your child to complete with YOU. I've taken all the tips and what I've learned over the past 20 years and made it simple, user- friendly, with each video less than 10 MINUTES!
I would LOVE to help you make printing easier for your child! I am offering an introductory price of ONLY $97 CDN (which is less than $75 USD and less than the cost of ONE individual OT session)... as you help your child make printing easier by having fun together!
Enjoy the engaging videos, handouts and activities to support printing success and develop stronger motor skills with activities that are super fun, engaging and kid-friendly (and kid approved by my own kiddos and many others from Kindergarten to grade 6)!!!
It can be hard to change!
There are some GREAT fun & engaging apps that won't allow a child to print the letter incorrectly... Then YOU don't have to be the one to tell them, the app will and encourage CORRECT practice!
Two I love are:
(1) LetterSchool (younger kids) - use HWT letters in settings for the easiest printing letters - it builds the letter, you build the letter, then try printing it! Music & visuals galore!
and (2) Touch & Write (better for older kids - gr. 1-6) and you can create your own word lists; print with shaving cream or ketchup... ensure your child prints ONE complete letter before changing their "pencil"!
Sitting on an exercise ball or cushion (e.g. Sit Fit or Move & Sit), Hokki stool or T-stool, Zuma rocker chair can all be great options for focus AND good posture.
This position provides great calming input throughout the entire body, and uses upper arm strength to hold up your body while using your hand to print or write.
Standing to work at a standing desk, easel or with a paper on the wall can be a great option for many children. It's best if the work surface is at eye level.
I'd love to share with you how "stacking the blocks" of your body can help make printing easier!
Watch the video to find out!!
Want MORE INFO about the Printing Path to help your child print neater, faster and more easily??
Please remember... these tips, videos and handouts are not intended to provided medical advice or therapist instruction, but only for education and information. Please consult a therapist or physician regarding specific & individualized diagnoses, intervention or advice.
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