Autism and Special Needs: SIMPLE Handwriting Worksheets by Jan McCleskey, MA, OTR The Fine Motor Store on TPT.
Perfect for early childhood. Perfect for students with special needs that need an ultra simplistic handwriting program. Feeds into higher level activities and First Strokes workbooks on Jan McCleskey, MA, OTR The Fine Motor Store on TPT. However, this is a very comprehensive program of worksheets and activities for students with special needs
Simple handwriting worksheets for special education. No handwriting lines. Teach student to put pencil on starting dot and then to trace outline letters. Then the student can copy the letters in the boxes below.
Very simple - no complex handwriting lines to be visually distracting for students with weak visual motor skills.
Worksheets are grouped by their ”First Stroke” so that students generalize the pattern of sequencing the letters.
For adapted multi-sensory practice activities to go with this simple handwriting program, go to this file:
Preschool and Special Needs - Large Alphabet Tracing Letters
Once students have mastered these simplistic worksheets, they may be ready for more advanced workbooks. Jan McCleskey, MA, OTR – The Fine Motor Store on TPT sells hard copies of the First Strokes® Multi-sensory Handwriting Program. This program is used in schools and OT clinics throughout the United States.
Sample files embedded in this worksheet file for word practice cards to trace and copy words/picture word sentences. This works on generalizing to writing words and sentences. I will be adding more tracy and copy picture/word files and picture/word sentences on TPT!
Helps students sequence letters correctly because letters are categorized by their ”First Stroke”. One set of lower case practice sheets, one set of upper case practice sheets. 10 picture/word trace and copy cards, and 5 picture/word trace and copy sentences.