This camp is designed to be a creative and fun way to learn and develop handwriting skills!! Master Printing and Grip Group is a handwriting camp that utilizes the “Handwriting Without Tears” curriculum in conjunction with other therapeutic strategies. The curriculum utilizes a hands-on, multi-sensory approach to writing.
- Fine motor labs to develop strong fine motor skills through activities such as coloring, scissor laps, or tongs
- Pencil grasp development with suggestions of activities or grips when necessary
- Movement and music activities
- Workbook practice
- Small Groups and 1:1 instruction time
- Integration of technology through iPads and computers when appropriate
- Distribution/discussion of home activities
We will focus on pencil grasp, letter placement, legibility, spacing and letter formation for upper and lowercase letters using direct teaching and fun activities!
Kelcy Suydam, OTRL-Occupational Therapist, and Courtney Kilgore, COTA/L-Occupational Therapy Assistant. Our Therapists have over 20 years of experience working with children needing assistance with developing their handwriting skills. Both Therapists are trained in the Handwriting Without Tears curriculum.
Children going into Kindergarten - 6th grade. Each child will be taught at their cognitive and developmental readiness for handwriting. Caregivers do not stay.
Fall times will be announced in August 2018
Mueller Pediatric Therapy 411 E. Washington Street, East Peoria, IL 61611
$200.00 for the 6-week session. The total is due at time of signup. If you prefer not to sign up online, please contact our office at 309.282.6704 and mail in a check to reserve your child's spot. We would be happy to accept any private insurance and bill them as a courtesy for you. You are responsible for contacting our office with your information prior to the start of the camp. A refund will be issued if applicable after processing private insurance. Otherwise, no refunds or pro-rating for this camp is available.
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