Response to Intervention - The Link to Handwriting
Instruction & Intervention
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Date: Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Time: 8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. EST (5:00 p.m. PST)
Panelists: Katrina Erickson, OTR/L, and Jean Polichino, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA
Do you have students who struggle with writing and motor skills? Are these students falling behind in school and on tests? Learn how an RtI approach to handwriting can make a dramatic difference in your classroom. Learn why schools across the country are implementing RtI strategies to help all students.
You'll come away from this presentation with the tools to maximize your time in the classroom and keep more students in general education where they belong.
At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:
- Identify and help at-risk students early
- Implement strategies to provide differentiated classroom instruction
- Improve performance with a multi-tiered model for handwriting
- Discover tools for screening and tracking both student and class performance, and for providing targeted remediation
Katrina Erickson, OTR/L
Katrina Erickson received her B.S. in Occupational Therapy from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. She has over 18 years of pediatric experience providing services to children in acute care settings, private clinics and within the educational setting. Her extensive experience using the Handwriting Without Tears curriculum includes private clinic practice, school based intervention, as well as private tutoring services. Katrina is a Program Specialist with 9 years of experience as a National Workshop Presenter for Handwriting Without Tears.
Jean Polichino, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA
Jean is an occupational therapist with a masters in Health Care Administration. She is currently the Senior Director of Therapy Services Division at Harris County Department of Education. Jean is a leader in school based OT practice and represented The American Occupational Therapy Association in the IDEA partnership National project on Response to Intervention.
Online seminars are not eligible to receive contact hour credit. Attendees will receive a certificate of attendance after completion of each seminar.