Start your Speech and Language or OT session with a laugh! Engage and motivate your students to practice handwriting. Build your therapeutic relationship through humor, laughter, and connection.
A large sized alphabet code is provided for close-point or far-point visual skill practice.
If you are working with two students or a small group, give one child the joke sheet and the second child the symbol sheet. The children with the joke sheet verbally describe the symbol, and the children with the alphabet code can tell them the letter.
Level A: Many of the letter codes have a phonetic connection. A is an apple, B is a boy, C is a cat.
Level B: The letter codes are random. A is a pencil, B is a cat, C is an umbrella.
* Executive function and problem solving skills.
* Visual perceptual skills including visual discrimination, and visual memory.
* Gaze shift -needed for reading, copying from the board, and getting information from the environment.
* Attention and focus.
* Pragmatic language skills.
* Auditory skills of listening and memory.
* Handwriting skills.
* Group: cooperation, communication and visual perceptual skills.