Am I ready to handwrite?

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Am I ready to handwrite is a poster providing solid introduction to the beginning of handwriting

Ideal for student and teacher reference, this poster is designed
to provide explicit instruction on the following:

  • Letter formation and size
  • Letter placement
  • Reminders of correct posture

Download the A3 Am I ready to handwrite poster or download the A4 Am I ready to handwrite sheet. 

The following implementation booklet outlines how PLD OT designed programs can be applied to schools. Refer to pages 6 and 10.

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