Research

Handwriting in the 21st Century? An Educational Summit

At the Summit, six researchers presented their findings on a variety of topics related to handwriting including brain scan research suggesting that handwriting is a crucial component in setting up brain systems for reading acquisition, occupational therapy and kinematic issues in handwriting, and speedwriting and note-taking for college and career readiness, among others. Read a summary of the research presented at the Summit in this white paper published by Saperstein Associates, Inc., or watch the full research presentations videos below.

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Tanya Santangelo, Ph.D.
Jane Case-Smith, Ed.D.Gerry Conti, Ph.D.
Steven Peverly, Ph.D.
Karin Harman James, Ph.D.
Virginia Berninger, Ph.D.

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