Handwriting

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Handwriting has many components to it, including fine motor skills, and visual perceptual skills.  In therapy, we work on the underlying causes of the problem in a task, so we wouldn’t necessarily be working on handwriting, we would be working on the problem that is causing the poor handwriting.   Here are a list of handwriting grips and what they look like.  The grips are, Static Tripod, dynamic tripod, adapted tripod, quadrupod, gross grasp, digital pronated, 5 finger, thumb tuck, thumb wrap, tripod with closed web space.

handwriting grips

Activities that work on handwriting: