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.