Tag Archives: Pencil Grasp

Pencil Grasp Basics – An Infographic

Considering the fact that handwriting problems are the primary reason for referral to occupational therapy services in school-age children (Schwellnus et al., 2012), I wanted to put together an infographic with a few “pencil grasp basics” to keep in mind. … Continue reading

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Tested in Therapy: Ergonomic Stylus Review

Let’s face it- tablets, iPads, smart phones… they are pretty much everywhere these days, even in the therapy world. While these gadgets are obviously the new normal, it is very important to remember the importance of good ol’ fashioned fine … Continue reading

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Pencil Grip 101

{If you aren’t familiar with pencil grasps or the anatomy of the hand, you might want to check out my post, “When to Fix a Pencil Grasp” as an introduction.} Suppose you have a child that can’t hold a pencil correctly… what … Continue reading

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When to “Fix” a Pencil Grasp

Hey, we can’t all have perfect grasps…but we can have functional grasps. Determining the differences between the two can save parents and children a lot of unnecessary headaches. Before I dive too deeply into this subject, allow me to explain … Continue reading

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