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2 Day Workshop on Handwriting Training Bandra West, Mumbai
ADAPT (formerly The Spastics Society of India)
in partnership with
Multi-Agency International Training and Support
2 Day Workshop on
Consultant Occupational Therapist
(BSc Hons, BAOT)
DEVELOPING A CHILD’S EARLY HANDWRITING SKILLS
The building blocks
for handwriting are often over looked and, therefore, we expect children to
write before they have developed the necessary pre-requisites.This training looks at the pre-requisites a
child needs to acquire before they can consolidate handwriting skills and
provides fun ideas to help a child’s development in gaining these skills before
and during handwriting.A number of
approaches will be discussed include Handwriting Without Tears.Issues relating to children’s communication
skills will also be explored.
This workshop is
applicable to Occupational Therapists working with child up to the approximate
age of 8 years who are continually struggling to develop this skill.
the end of the course you will:
knowledgeable of the developmental stages of handwriting
able to identify and support a child who is struggling in learning handwriting.
able to design programmes with fun ideas and activities to support children to
able to provide training to others (eg. parents and teachers) to support the
development of children's handwriting in everyday handwriting tasks.
Rs. 3000 (inclusive of tea, lunch, handouts and reading material)
Please submit your
completed registration form with a copy of your passing certificate and
ADAPT (formerly The Spastics Society of India), K C
Marg, Bandra Reclamation, Bandra (W), Mumbai – 4000 050.
Any cheques should be drawn in the name of ‘ADAPT”
payable at Mumbai.
Vicky Ruffle: Consultant
Occupational Therapist, Founder of Jigsaw Occupational Therapy for children and
Ruffle graduated from the University of Southampton in 2011 with a BSc Hons in
Occupational Therapy.Since graduation
she has worked with children and young people experiencing a wide array of
profound and multiple disabilities including Cerebral Palsy, Autism, Sensory
processing disorders, acquired brain injuries, motor incoordination
difficulties and learning disabilities.Vicky is trained in Bobath and has post graduate qualifications in
Sensory Integration and Augmentative and Alternative Communication.Vicky provides effective and personalized
therapy specifically designed around each individual child and young person’s
needs and trains school staff, parents and carers in supporting the child.In addition to her clinical work, Vicky is a
visiting lecturer to Occupational Therapy students at the University of
For more information or to reserve a place on the training, please contact Sadia Mirza on firstname.lastname@example.org orSonali Jagtapon email@example.com