Don’t Dismiss the Basics– Handwriting is Still Important

Though we live in a digital age we should not simply dismiss the things that generations before us used to communicate:  such as face to face conversation, pen and paper, and handwriting.  Handwriting, though taught less frequently across the globe, has many benefits beyond the simple development of motor skills.  Take a look at the following from The New York Times that discusses why handwriting is still an essential part of learning, growth and development.

The New York Times:  Why Handwriting Is Still Essential in the Keyboard Age

Additionally learn how Occupational Therapists provide solutions for printing and handwriting success in the following OT-V episode.