Handwriting – A Crucial Part of Communication

Handwriting – A Crucial Part of Communication

Handwriting is an important and often overlooked communication skill.   Having been qualified for more than 30 years as a SLT and dyslexia teacher I remain astonished that the skill of handwriting is neither taught nor even mentioned in speech and language...
Abolish the Entry Stroke! (‘Continuous cursive’/’lead-in’)

Abolish the Entry Stroke! (‘Continuous cursive’/’lead-in’)

What is an entry stroke? The skill of handwriting is a difficult process and I believe that the ‘entry stroke’ is unnecessary,  arduous to form and should be abolished! An entry stroke has many other names; It is also known as a ‘lead- in’, ‘initial...