iPad Apps for Handwriting Skills and Compensation Techniques
In this 2-hour webinar, the presenter reviews iPad apps that can be used to teach handwriting as well as using iPads as a modification for students that have handwriting difficulties. It is recommended that you have your iPad handy so that you can practice during the webinar.
List three apps to develop and practice letter formation for handwriting skills.
Describe one handwriting compensation strategy for word prediction, dictation, text to speech, and handwriting recognition to help students improve written expression skills.
Identify iPad apps that can scan worksheets so that students can type on them as a compensation technique for illegible handwriting.
State at least one note taking app.
Target Audience: introductory- to intermediate-level occupational therapists, teachers, and parents
Sensational Brain LLC is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development. Approved Provider #8215. This course is approved for 0.2 AOTA CEU or 2.0 contact hours under this Classification Code: Category 2, OT Process: Intervention. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
Kim Wiggins, OTR/L, is an experienced occupational therapist specializing in the treatment of children since 2001. She is a full-time therapist at a City School District in upstate New York, owner of www.OTKimWiggins.com, and has been a nationally known speaker since 2011. Kim is certified in Mobile Devices for Children with Disabilities, Puzzle Art Therapy, Handwriting Without Tears, Zaner Bloser, The Size Matters Handwriting Program, The Listening Program, and as an Irlen Screener. To view Kim’s courses, check out her product page.
Financial: Kim Wiggins receives a speaking fee from Sensational Brain LLC and is the owner of OTKimWiggins LLC. Kim is an affiliate for these companies and receives a percentage of profits from her referrals for these webinars:
Double Time Docs (https://www.doubletimedocs.com): A Collaboration Sensation and Get It Done! OT documentation
Move Thrive Play (https://www.moveplaythrive.com): Primitive Reflexes
SpedNotes (a free program until August 2020, https://www.spednote.com/): Get It Done! OT documentation and Writing IEP Goals
Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.