Methods of Handwriting Assessment in Occupational Therapy: A Quick Reference

Banumathe, KR and Sharma, PSVN and Binu, VS (2016) Methods of Handwriting Assessment in Occupational Therapy: A Quick Reference. Indian Journal of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy - An International Journal, 10 (1). pp. 19-21. ISSN 0973-5674

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Abstract

Handwriting constitutes one of the main means of communicating ideas in written form. The prevalence of handwriting problems in typically developing children has been estimated to range from 5% to 25%. Difficulty in handwriting may interfere with academic performance and may lead to many consequences as discussed below. A proper intervention in this regard requires a proper assessment of the handwriting skills. This article attempts to provide quick guidelines for occupational therapy assessment in handwriting.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Handwriting assessment; Academic performance; Occupational therapy
Subjects: Allied Health > MCOAHS Manipal > Occupational Therapy
Departments at MU > Statistics
Medicine > KMC Manipal > Psychiatry
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2016 09:49
Last Modified: 11 Mar 2016 09:49
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/145536

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