All Write Already! Top-Down Systems Approach to Evaluation & Interventions in Handwriting – New York, NY

Event Phone: 646-269-9039

Price Qty
January Launch Special: Prime the Mind for Action (May 23) & All Write Already (May 24)show details + $369.00 (USD)  
January Launch Special: All Write Already onlyshow details + $189.00 (USD)  
Early Bird: All Write Alreadyshow details + $209.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
February 1, 2018
Full Price: All Write Alreadyshow details + $239.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
April 16, 2018

  • All Write Already! Top-Down Systems Approach to Evaluation & Interventions in Handwriting - New York, NY
    May 24, 2018
    8:30 am - 3:30 pm

with Margaret (Peggy) Morris, OTD, OTR/L, BCP

Register for both Prime the Mind for Action! (May 23) & All Write Already! (May 24) to learn and save even more

Swamped by handwriting referrals? All Write Already! is a one-day interactive workshop that uses the Occupational Therapy Practice Framework-3 (OTPF-3) for handwriting referrals, the most common referral to school-based occupational therapy. Participants will learn a two-pronged approach to this common referral problem: 1) a systems approach to intervention, and 2) an individual approach to evaluation and intervention.

A systems approach takes into account the school as client, and the use of a general education handwriting curriculum delivered with fidelity, along with determination of educational disability in this area of handwriting within the mandate of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).  Effective advocacy strategies as a school-based systems intervention will also be highlighted.

An individual approach framed as top-down, occupation-focused evaluation that includes ecological assessment in context will be discussed to determine the different factors that may affect performance. Participants will learn how to calculate legibility and connect individual assessment data to legibility literature.  Participants are encouraged to bring handwriting samples to the workshop for analysis.

All Write Already! will provide information regarding evidence-based utility of common standardized assessments of handwriting, as well as assessments of underlying performance skills that are assumed to support handwriting. Evidence-based practices for handwriting instructions and interventions will be covered, as well as current research on pencil grasps, pencil grippers, other writing tools. Appropriate outcome measures for handwriting progress will be recommended. Attendees will leave the course with a practical toolkit and action plan to use the very next day.

Click here for a 1-page brochure that you can download, print and share.

If you are interested in attending both Prime the Action in Mind! (May 23) & All Write Already! (May 24), you can click here for a 2-page brochure that you can download, print and share.

This course is just the start of a shared learning experience with Apply EBP’s True Continuing Education Model! Every participant gets an exclusive membership to an online discussion group with speaker and other Apply EBP faculty members.


LEARNING OBJECTIVES

At the completion of this course, participants will be able to:

1. Describe the strengths and challenges of a top-down approach for addressing handwriting referrals

2. Implement a systems approach to address the handwriting skills of all students within a school

3. Analyze assessment tools for handwriting and legibility literature through a top-down lens

4. Apply evidence to handwriting evaluation and intervention, and data collection for progress monitoring of an individual student


AGENDA

AM Session

  • Top-down approach
    • Strengths & Challenges
    • Alignment with OTPF-3
  • IDEA and applicability to handwriting issues
  • Advocacy and Community of Practice Approach
  • Handwriting referrals – Evidence
    • Motor acquisition frame of reference & application to handwriting acquisition
    • Legibility formula discussion & practice; application to handwriting samples

PM Session

  • Non-standardized and standardized assessment tools
  • Handwriting interventions: Evidence
    • Dosage and timing of sensorimotor prep
    • Timing of therapeutic practice
  • Data Collection
    • Rubrics
    • Data-driven Decision-making
  • Action Plan

AUDIENCE

OTs, COTAs and educators serving children and youth with disabilities


CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS

Apply EBP, LLC is an approved provider of CEUs for PTs, PTAs, OTs & COTAs in NY. If you would like to obtain CEUs for another state, please email applyebp@gmail.com.


TICKET PRICES

January Launch Special: $189 – save $50 by registering by January 31, 2018.

Early Bird: $209 – save $30 by registering between February 1 – April 15, 2018

Full Price: $239 – available starting April 16 – May 15, 2018

Register for both Prime the Mind for Action! (May 23) & All Write Already! (May 24) to learn and save even more:

Select the ticket January Launch Special: Prime the Mind for Action (May 23) & All Write Already (May 24) above for $369 (through January 31, 2018).


PURCHASING TICKET

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CANCELLATION POLICY

Registrants may cancel up to 14 days prior to the course for a refund minus a $75 administration fee. There will be no refund for canceling less than 14 days prior to the course. Substitution is allowed with an email notification to applyebp@gmail.com.  ApplyEBP reserves the right to cancel a course up to 21 days prior to the course due to insufficient registration, with a full refund to registrants. Please do not  arrange non-refundable travel arrangements until 20 days prior to the course, as ApplyEBP is not responsible for such expenses.

Email applyebp@gmail.com if you have any questions.

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