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Creighton Pediatric Therapy offers the write stuff for handwriting help

Feb. 27 to April 7, Creighton Pediatric Therapy hosts a series of handwriting classes to help children learn techniques to steady their writing instruments and forge more legible lettering. Classes will be held Thursdays from 3:30 to 5 p.m., at St. Pius X/St. Leo, 6905 Blondo St.What parent doesn’t retain at least one well-worn and watercolor-stained piece of construction paper bearing the telltale scratchings, unique as a fingerprint, of their child’s first halting attempts at writing his or her name?

Even in the technological age, children still thrill to the possibility of putting a crayon or a pencil to a page and churning out their letters, forming words, making language. But as they get older, some may encounter difficulty in smoothing out those pencil strokes.

Feb. 27 to April 7, Creighton Pediatric Therapy hosts a series of handwriting classes to help children learn techniques to steady their writing instruments and forge more legible lettering. Classes will be held Thursdays from 3:30 to 5 p.m., at St. Pius X/St. Leo, 6905 Blondo St.

The cost for the six-week group sessions (there is no class on March 24) is $90. All groups are led by a licensed occupational therapist with special training in handwriting programming. Each child must complete a handwriting screen prior to starting the class. Space for the classes is limited.

For more information and to register, call Creighton Pediatric Therapy at (402) 280-2200 or email pediatrictherapy@creighton.edu.

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