Schreiber Pediatric Center - Handwriting and Hand Development

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The Art and Building Blocks of Handwriting

Angie Rice earned her associate's degree in Occupational Therapy and her certification in the Handwriting Without Tears® program. She has been with Schreiber Pediatric for 19 years and loves making long lasting connections with the children and their families. She says that working here keeps her young! When she isn't working, Angie loves to go camping and vacationing with her children. She and her family reside in Elizabethtown.

Becky Smith earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from Elizabethtown College and often attends continuing education seminars, which give her lots of new knowledge in the field! She has worked for Schreiber Pediatric for 22 years and enjoys interacting with such a caring and skilled staff. She says that working with kids keeps her young at heart. Outside of work, she loves to spend time with her family-- scrapbook, going on walks, reading and spending time outside. She and her family live in Lampeter.

Angie and Becky's presentation is titled "The Art and Building Blocks of Handwriting." Topics that will be covered include:

  • Hand development in children
  • The importance of fine motor sills in play/toys
  • Beginning steps to handwriting
  • Motor components that contribute to development of handwriting skills

This interactive lecture includes handouts and lasts from 30 minutes to an hour depending upon the request.

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