Assessment, recommendations & review
Generally, every handwriting assessment includes questionnaires, observation, standardised testing and will be adapted to your child’s age and specific difficulties.
We can try out different pens and pencil grips. We can compare handwriting with typing skills. We can explore handwriting Apps for kids......
Parents and teachers receive extensive information and recommendations in relation to the child’s writing challenges and possibilities to improve.
Strategies, adaptations and activities can be implemented at school and/or at home straight away!
For older children it is important to investigate if improvement is still possible, or if other alternatives need to be considered for future State Exams.
At any stage you can make an appointment to review your child’s progress and move on to the next stage of handwriting development and support.
In the age of the computer, the tablet and the smartphone, many parents wonder whether their children need to spend hours learning to write by hand.
"Good handwriting is still necessary to go through the Irish education system," says Mrs. Hup.
"You still need smooth, legible and fast handwriting for state exams.”
Click here to read the full article on handwriting skills in the Irish Independent.