SV10: The Complete Neurokinesthetic Handwriting Method
Presented By: Mary Benbow, M.S., OTR

3 Contact Hours - 0.30 CEUs - 3.00 PDUs
$15.00 per person
Course Description
This CEU program consists of 3 streaming videos. Some of the information in this program (FM6, FM7 and FM8) is included in the longer seminar SEM11A2.

FM6 The Neurokinesthetic Approach to Teaching Handwriting: Getting Started with
Teachers (70 min.)

Presented by Mary Benbow, M.S., OTR. This video discusses how teachers and therapists can incorporate the neurokinesthetic approach into classroom and therapy settings. Topics include problem handgrips, developing a kinesthetic sense, cursive writing movement patterns and the basics of the neurokinesthetic approach.

FM7 Neurokinesthetic Approach to Teaching Handwriting: Getting Started with Students (54 min.)

Presented by Mary Benbow, M.S., OTR. In this video, Mary Benbow demonstrates the learning steps used in an integrated classroom program. This video presents the strategies used to help students develop the kinesthetic sense for cursive writing movements.

FM8 The Complete Neurokinesthetic Handwriting Method (71 min.)

Presented by Mary Benbow, M.S., OTR. This video takes the viewer through a step-by-step process for teaching the Neurokinesthetic Approach to Handwriting. Teaching instructions and performance for each unique group of letters is demonstrated. Practice activities, kinesthetic processes, and visualization of performance is clearly discussed and demonstrated.

There are no Handouts included for this course.
Learning Outcomes
1. Describe efficient and inefficient pencil grips.
2. Describe the difference between a kinesthetic approach and a visual-motor approach to handwriting.
3. Describe the basic concept of teaching the Clock Climber group of letters as a foundation for cursive writing.
4. Describe the concept of kinesthesia as a basis for teaching handwriting.
5. Describe the reasoning behind "over-teaching" the first letter in each group.
6. Describe the kinesthetic motor pattern required to learn the basic groups of letters.
Seminar Level
Level I Introductory/no prerequisites required.
Accepted by NBCOT for PDUs. Approved by the New York PT Board, California PT Board and the Illinois PT Board. For other State PT Board approvals click on CEU Course Approvals on the CEU Course Listing Page.
High Speed Internet Connection Required. Wireless connections may not be consistently fast enough to watch long video files. You may need to have your computer connected directly to your high speed modem via an internet cable.
Target Audience
Occupational, speech, physical therapists, certified athletic trainers, and other rehabilitation specialists.For special needs requests please contact us at
Order Options
This course is only available online.
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