Pub Date: July 2012
8-1/2 x 11 oversize
Handwriting For Heroes: Learn to Write with Your Non-Dominant Hand in 6 Weeks|
By targeting adults, this book preserves the dignity of those who must "re-learn" the
basics of handwriting by providing an alternative to children’s workbooks. All tasks are oriented
to the adult learner.
Handwriting for Heroes is a task-oriented workbook that approaches learning to
write with your previously non-dominant hand through meaningful repetitions of
purposeful writing tasks.
Handwriting for Heroes captures the extraordinary learning process of a very ordinary
The methods of instruction are based on motor learning principles and the dynamic
process of skill acquisition.
This is a first-of-its-kind workbook designed for adult populations who sustain
injuries to their dominant hands that permanently impair dexterity functions.
Learning to write with the previously non-dominant hand can be a rewarding
accomplishment along the recovery path; it is an accomplishment that leads to
improved self-esteem, increased opportunities for hobbies and work occupations,
and one more illustration of the adult’s ability to overcome adversity.
Occupational Therapists’ Acclaim for the Handwriting for Heroes Method
"I used Handwriting for Heroes with all of my patients, some had lost hand function from
amputation, brachial plexus injuries, stroke, or extensive soft tissue trauma to the dominant
hand. All of my patients benefited and enjoyed the workbook and how it helped them return
to handwriting tasks." —Stephanie E. Daugherty, MS, OTR/L, CHT, Army Lt. Col. (Ret.)
"This workbook is extremely practical and functional! It is an essential tool in hand dominance
retraining for the upper limb amputee." —Oren S. Ganz, MOT, OTR/L
"Handwriting for Heroes is more than a workbook! It’s an investment into the future performance
of my patients who need to return to occupations that demand handwriting. My
patients enjoy the challenge and the success of the program!" —-Kristi A. Say, OTR/L
Learn more about this book at www.HandwritingForHeroes.com