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Handwriting is a complex skill requiring an intricate interplay between cognitive and motor skills. As children grow, they may need support to manage difficulties with handwriting to assist them to participate fully in the school curriculum. Common problems that may be assessed and managed by an Occupational Therapist include:

  • Legibility and letter formation
  • Difficulty putting ideas to paper
  • Physical discomfort

The following practitioners at CPMG are specialists in assessing and managing handwriting difficulties:

Simone is the principal therapist of Melbourne Children’s Hand Therapy. She is an Occupational Therapist specialising in Paediatric Hand Therapy. Simone has an 18-year association with the Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne, providing upper-limb programs to support children and young persons to participate in everyday activities in educational, community and home environments.

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