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Playful Handwriting: A fun approach to handwriting mastery! (Ages 5-7)
July 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am$100.00
Is your child’s writing difficult to read? Do they seem to be avoiding handwritten tasks? Are you tired of the battles and ready for the relief of expert help? In this small group class, Pediatric Occupational Therapist, Anne Berkery, OTR/L will support your child’s writing confidence with fun activities and gentle instruction. From big group movements to the finer details, your child will get to practice it all in order to support their handwriting mastery:
- hand and upper extremity strengthening
- muscle & movement awareness exercises
- mechanics of printing,
- grasp patterns,
- letter formation practice
Playful Handwriting is specifically designed for children, ages 5-7, and is based on the program “Handwriting without Tears.” There is a small amount of homework required to enhance the benefits of this class.
Tuesdays, July 6, 13, 20, 27
10am – 11am
$100 for the 4-week series
*This is an in-person event*
Class size limited to 4
(Class full? Contact Us to be alerted when a new section opens)
Please note: Intuition Wellness Center serves many immune-compromised and medically fragile children and families. We take COVID precautions very seriously and ask that all class participants and their families please practice utmost consideration of our Intuition Wellness community. Children will be screened for symptoms of COVID or COVID exposure prior to attendance. This class is limited to 4 students and masks are required.
About the Facilitator: Anne Berkery, OTR/L is a professional playmate and cheerleader for kids. As a pediatric occupational therapist for over 30 years, Anne helps children (from birth to 12 years old) learn to regulate their emotions and improve their gross or fine motor skills through play. Anne also specializes in working with children with sensory sensitivities, as well as children with physical disabilities or concerns. Pediatric occupational therapy emphasizes having fun so that children can engage, focus, and practice skills that promote healthy development, and integrate the new sensations and movements that they learn. Anne’s diverse training in neurology, anatomy, psychology, neuromotor development and art, as well as her positive mindset, allows her to uniquely meet children’s needs and turn their areas of weakness into strengths. Anne is also the lead instructor for Intuition Wellness Center’s “Movement for Brain & Body.”