Handwriting Without Tears® aims to make legible and fluent handwriting an easy and automatic skill for all students. The programs unique and compelling curriculum design and teaching strategies facilitate this goal.
- Engaging techniques and activities that help improve a child’s early self-confidence, pencil grip, and body awareness skills
- Multisensory techniques and consistent habits for letter formation to help all children learn handwriting—from preschool through cursive
- Instructional methods that use fun, entertaining, and educationally sound principles
HWT designed their program to be simple for you to use at home. Your Occupational Therapist will guide you to become familiar with the program and the lesson/letter teaching strategies for using the workbooks. Strategies for effective teaching are clear and simple to follow. There are also tips for helping your child overcome specific handwriting difficulties.
Spend no more than 10 to 15 minutes on handwriting each day. Your goal is to form letters correctly, not to finish a predetermined number of pages. You will teach your child how to write through imitation.
To learn more, please visit their website at http://www.hwtears.com.