April 29, 2010

Workshop: How to Improve Your Child's Handwriting

Occupational Approach to Handwriting Skills in Children
Saturday, 22 May 2010, 9am - 1pm

Is your child's handwriting difficult to read? Is it an uphill battle getting him to do any handwriting homework? How would you like to spend less time getting him to do his writing and improve it too?

Workshop Objectives:

1. Understanding how the sensory, motor and perceptual foundation influence handwriting performance.

2. Learn the developmental stages of writing readiness and the importance of developing fine motor skills.

3. Learn to incorporate ideas using multi-sensory strategies to develop handwriting skills to suit each individual's needs.

4. Learn to recognise, identify and rectify your child's weakness.

5. Learn to be creative, make it fun and stimulating to implement a handwriting home program for your child.

This workshop will provide sound theory with practical and hands-on strategies for parents, teachers, therapists and caregivers to assist children who have difficulties with writing skills.

Who should attend?

• Parents
• Teachers
• Therapists
• Caregivers

Speaker:

Ms. Teo Lee Fun is an experienced New Zealand-trained Occupational Therapist. She is certified in Sensory Integration Praxis Tester (SIPT) and Therapeutic Listening Program. Her professional training has covered areas like Sensory Integration and Sensory Defensiveness, Floor Time Approach, Neurodevelopmental Treatment and M.O.R.E. Approach.

Ms. Teo has a special interest in working with children with learning difficulties and sensory integrative dysfunction. She has conducted numerous seminars, lectures and workshops for parents, teachers and other caregivers involved with children.

Details:

Date: 22 May 2010 (Saturday)

Time: 9am - 1pm

Venue: Women's Institute of Management, 7, Jalan Abang Haji Openg, Taman Tun Dr. Ismail, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Fees: RM50 per person (inclusive of workshop material)
Early bird registration (before 10 May 2010): RM5 discount per person
Group registration (5 or more persons): RM5 discount per person
WBN member: RM5 discount per person

Registration deadline: 18 May 2010

Enquiry and Registration:

Kidzgrow Malaysia
Tel: 03-6201-0358
Fax: 03-6201-4924
Email: frontdesk @ kidzgrow.com.my


See also:

Symptoms of Learning Disabilities

Free Money for Children with Learning Disabilities (Malaysia)


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