|Simply gives you
what to do
to help your
student write well!
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Table of Contents
|Simply tells you
needs to learn
|Try this practical curriculum-based
Quick & easy to administer
Gives you the specific information
you need to help the student!
|Try this comprehensive, organized,
NOT another book of "assorted ideas" leaving you
wondering which are pertinent to your student!
|Quick Screening by COTA or OTR
(experienced or entry-level) determines
what is wrong with a student's handwriting.
More rapid screening & interpretation
Tools(e.g., Screening Observations) with
many drawings, simple "check-off" format,
& organized with correct on left side of
page, incorrect on right side.
Results that provide more than "scores"
but can directly help you successfully
You can easily identify "major" & "minor"
handwriting errors, & determine what to
do to fix them.
You can easily identify Academic Impact of
student handwriting deficits using the
Report academic impact to administrators
& CSE for justification of services. (This
tool also aids therapists in triage of large
caseloads & grouping students of similar
|Beginner Students or Students Struggling with
Handwriting can be helped, using different
instructional sequences, with all the tools to intervene
with students from preschool through High School
ENJOY handwriting intervention! Students enjoy it!
Teachers & therapists enjoy it!
Efficiently Solve common handwriting problems!
Students in both Regular & Special Education
have made dramatic progress using
"I Can Do It!"® [See Research Base]
Manipulative & active movement components, to
engage & maintain attention.
Supervising Therapists can easily monitor
student progress using any of the available
Handwriting Monitoring Sheet
General Instructional Sequence
for Beginner Writers
Class Scoring Calculator
Intervention is efficient, as all the activities are
specifically goal-directed, and ALL the work has
been done for you! Follow the chosen
sequence, and complete the fully-written lesson
Complete lesson plans - Easy to use! Each organized
by: Goals, Materials, Set Up, Adaptations, Lesson
Content, Monitor, & Follow-Up. Many photographs &
drawings make directions clear & simple to follow.
Flow-charts provided to help solve problems of
desk posture, pencil grip, scissor-grip.
Find the best tools (for writing, cutting & manipulation) -
using a 5-STEP process - to help develop the hand
to help achieve efficient pencil control.
Specific guidance offered to determine best paper
choice, behavioral and other learning challenges.
Adaptations section of Lesson Plans provide
suggestions for large or small group use, adaptations
for special needs.
|Help your students
|See More Examples in
activities, songs &
rhymes, in addition
Welcome to "I Can Do It!"® Handwriting!
Need Help Solving Student Handwriting Problems?
The #1 Reason for Referral to school-based OT's
|© 2008 Joan Scanlon-Dise, OTR.
All rights reserved.
NYS Council of School
Sept 2011 CouncilGram
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