Summer Handwriting Clinic

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It is estimated that up to half of the elementary school day involves some form of writing and for upper grade levels it is even more. Therefore, both the legibility and efficiency of writing can have a significant impact on academic performance.

Rosenblum, Parus, and Weiss, 2003

Structured handwriting programs can lead to improved writing performance, academic success, and overall student self-esteem.

Graham and Harris, 2005; Graham, Harris, Fink, 2000; Berninger et. al. 1997; Jones and Christensen, 1999

Summer Handwriting Clinic

Julie Morrow, MOTR/L of playABILITIES, is having handwriting classes again this summer! Enroll below or call us at 816-763-7605 with any questions. Private appointments are also available for those that need more one-one-one support.

Common Core Curriculum requires writing in all areas.

The Handwriting Clinics are divided by Grade Levels. Each Grade Level Clinic meets for three days. Each class lasts two hours and the total Clinic Fee for three classes is $175.

Classes Available


Developing muscle strength, pencil grip, coloring, cutting, and formation for letters and numbers.


Developing muscle strength, drawing, letter/number formation and writing sentences.

1st-2nd Grade

Developing visual perceptual skills, line orientation, spacing, preventing reversals and getting thoughts down on paper.

3rd-5th Grade

Breaking bad habits, increasing speed and accuracy, spatial awareness, organizing ideas, writing short stories, and self-correcting.

Middle School and Older

Functional writing skills needed for employment. Students will also learn about strategies to improve their own writing and will work on improving keyboarding skills.

Now Closed!

Clinic Dates

Each session runs
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
From 9:30-11:30am

No more registrations are being taken at this time.


May 31st, June 1st, 2nd


June 14th, 15th, 16th

1st – 2nd Grade

June 21st, 22nd, 23rd

3rd – 5th Grade

June 28th, 29th, 30th
(We will be teaching cursive for this group this year)

6th – 8th Grade

July 5th, 6th, 7th

9th – 12th Grade

July 12th, 13th, 14th

Summer Handwriting Clinic

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