Handwriting therapy

Developing functional handwriting is vital for success at school.

Many children find it challenging to hold the pencil correctly, write for sustained periods without becoming fatigued, use correct formations, write neatly and legibly within the lines, and write with adequate speed to complete writing tasks within set time frames.

Producing handwriting is a very complex task and help from a handwriting therapist improves outcomes for many young people.

A handwriting therapist can provide fun and motivating strategies and games to assist with developing the following essential skills:

  • Hand strength
  • Functional pencil grasp
  • Pencil control
  • Letter formation
  • Writing automation
  • Line placement
  • Improving writing speed
  • Sentence structure

We can provide tailored handwriting therapy and remediation programs to assist your child to become a more confident and efficient writer.

Along with handwriting therapy available at a number of our clinics, we offer

Program delivery varies between clinics so check with your local clinic about their programs.

To find out more about handwriting therapy programs available near you contact us today.


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The Early Start Australia promise

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Holistic care and treatment plans

Our multi-disciplinary team works together with you to understand your child’s needs. From there, we’ll develop a plan with evidence-based strategies. Work with us to achieve your goals and enjoy a better quality of life.

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Australia-wide reach

With clinics in every state and territory, and an experienced team of therapists. Find help when you need it, where you need it.

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Registered NDIS provider

We are a registered NDIS provider and are here to help you on your NDIS journey. We provide quality and safe services, follow NDIS requirements, and support your needs and goals.

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Early intervention at all stages

Early intervention is not just for young children. We offer therapies that cater to all ages, needs and abilities, and we know the sooner you start your therapy journey, the better your outcomes. With us, you can learn new skills and enjoy more freedom and control in your life.

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