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Handwriting Assessment Workshop

Orlando, FL ← Other topics offered
Full day.
7 Contact Hours
$220 Early Bird**30+ days in advance
Regular: $245
Fri Mar 10, 2017
See workshop location and directions listed below.

The Handwriting Assessment Workshop will provide all the training necessary for you to assess a range of developmental levels.

Please bring a small calculator to this workshop. Calculators on your phone are acceptable.

The Handwriting Assessment Workshop is an advanced level class.

Handwriting Assessment Objectives
  • Recognize the developmental progression of assessing the skills of handwriting
  • Administer the Pre-K Readiness & Writing Assessment and the Screener of Handwriting Proficiency for universal, whole class evaluation
  • Describe 8 basic handwriting components essential to handwriting success
  • Administer, score, and interpret The Print Tool for 1:1 evaluation
  • Write parent-friendly reports, set goals, and document progress for evidence-based practice
  • Discover remediation strategies to improve handwriting
  • Identify the benefits and process of becoming a certified handwriting specialist
Included in Handwriting Assessment
Free Materials:
  • The Print Tool Evaluation & Remediation Package
    -OR-
    2 Refill Packages (If you register for the refills instead of The Print Tool, please remember to bring your Print Tool to the workshop.)
  • Canvas Bag

Your Registration Includes:
7 Total Contact Hours $80 in Total Free Materials

Schedule
7:30 a.m. Registration: Coffee and Danish
8:00 a.m. Understanding Handwriting Curricula: Become a knowledgeable handwriting consumer. Compare handwriting curricula.
Pre-K Readiness & Writing Assessment and The Screener of Handwriting Proficiency: Understand a developmental approach to assessing handwriting skills. Identify handwriting components that define handwriting legibility. Use results to enhance handwriting lessons, remediate or administer further testing.
Preview The Print Tool: Learn about forms and materials. Develop a functional approach to understanding how and when to administer The Print Tool.
Break
EVALUATE
Score The Print Tool:
Utilize the Print Tool manual, Student Worksheets for Capitals/Numbers and Lowercase, Transparent Measuring Tool and Evaluation Scoresheet. Calculate scores.
11:30 a.m. Lunch on Your Own
12:30 p.m. Score The Print Tool: Continued
Independent Case Study: Score Chandler
Q & A: Individual help during case study
Break: Snack and beverage served
REMEDIATE
More Than a Score! Handwriting Remediation:

Write reports. Use the Remediate Plan Worksheet to set goals, choose activities, and track progress.
Information about HWT Level 1 Certification:
Benefits, eligibility, and requirements for becoming a certified handwriting specialist.
Q & A
4:30 p.m. Certificate of Attendance for 7 Contact Hours

Location & Lodging

Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport
9300 Jeff Fuqua Blvd
Orlando, FL 32827
407-825-1234
**Handwriting Without Tears does not reserve a block of overnight rooms**






Directions

From Tampa/St. Petersburg: Take I-275 North to I-4 East and then take Exit 62 (417 North Expressway - a Toll Road). Take 417 North to exit 17. At the end of the ramp, make a left and head towards the Orlando International Airport. Follow the signs to Hyatt Valet Parking or Hyatt Self-Parking.

From Sarasota / Ft. Myers / Naples: Take I-75 North to I-4 East and then take Exit 62 (417 North Expressway - Toll Road). Take 417 North to exit 17. At the end of the ramp, make a left and head towards the Orlando International Airport. Follow the signs to Hyatt Valet Parking or Hyatt Self-Parking.

From Gainesville/Ocala: Take I-75 South to the Florida Turnpike South. Take the Florida Turnpike South to Exit 254 (528 East / Beach Line Expressway - Toll Road). Go through two tollbooths and take exit 11 to the Orlando International Airport. Follow the signs to Hyatt Valet Parking or Hyatt Self-Parking.

From Jacksonville/Daytona Beach: Take I-95 South to I-4 West. Take I-4 west to Exit 72 (528 East / Beach Line Expressway - Toll Road). Go through two tollbooths and take exit 11 to the Orlando International Airport. Follow the signs to Hyatt Valet Parking or Hyatt Self-Parking.

Parking: Call the workshop venue for more information regarding parking availability and fees.

For valet parking via Highway 528, the Beach Line Expressway or Route 436 / Semoran Blvd: Follow Terminal B signs until you see North Exit signs. Follow North Exit signs to our front drive. You will see a large fountain on the left.

For valet parking via Highway 417 or Boggy Creek Road: Follow Terminal B, North Exit signs until you see a large fountain and our front drive on the left.

For Self-Parking: Enter the Terminal B self-parking area and follow the signs for Hyatt Terminal Top Parking. From Terminal Top Parking, enter the hotel at level 4. If necessary, use elevators located on the B side to get to level 4. Because of heightened security, terminal top parking may not always be available. If that is the case, proceed to the hotel through the airport terminal.

Discounted Hotel Parking and the EPASS: Hotel guests that are staying for the day only or overnight need to enter the self-parking garage in Terminal B. Do not enter through the EPASS lane; you must enter and receive a ticket in order to receive the discounted hotel parking rates.

Dining

Onsite:
McCoy's Bar and Grill (lunch, dinner)
Airport Food Court

Offsite:
Chili's – In the airport food court area
Panda Express – In the airport food court area

Policy/Contacts

Register online and provide us with your email address and we will email you a confirmation and receipt when we process your registration. We will then email you workshop details 10 days prior to the workshop date. If you do not have access to an email account, we will mail you your receipt and workshop details 10 days prior to the workshop date.

We accept school purchase orders via mail and fax. Download Registration Form

If you have any special requests (preferred area, handicap access needs, etc.) please call our office (402.492.2766) to discuss these requests.

Get Set for School and Handwriting Without Tears reserves the right to cancel or change a class at any time, including but not limited to, lack of participation or trainer availability. Registrants will not be charged for the course.

Get Set for School and Handwriting Without Tears reserve the right to use all media from this workshop (photos, videos, etc.) in print and online advertising. Please notify us in writing if you do not wish to be included. You must be 18 years or older to attend our professional workshops. Children and infants may not be brought to workshops.

You may cancel up to ten days prior for a $35 cancellation fee.

Additional Information:
Tel: 402.492.2766
Fax: 402.492.2776
Email a Workshop Coordinator