Handwriting Without Tears Workshop, Claremorris 2019

Mc William Park Hotel, Claremorris, Co Mayo

Wednesday 19th June 2019


Attend a Handwriting Without Tears workshop and get top tips and simple strategies, to immediately implement in your classroom for teaching handwriting


Providing the knowledge, skills and materials needed to effectively teach handwriting, our comprehensive, easy-to-use curriculum uses engaging multisensory techniques and research-based methods to make handwriting a natural and automatic skill for children of all ages and abilities. We use a fun hands-on approach to develop good skills and teach correct letter formation.

This Handwriting Workshop provides dynamic instruction in the teaching methodology from writing readiness and foundations at preschool stages through to writing in print.

Presented By

Tania Ferrandino, OTR/L

Licensed Occupational Therapist,
International Presenter & Content Specialist with Handwriting Without Tears

Tania Ferrandino received her diploma in Occupational therapy from St. Loye’s school of Occupational Therapy in Exeter, England. She has over 13 years of experience providing services in psychiatry, rehabilitation, home health and the school setting.

For the past 10 years Tania has worked extensively with children. She has successfully written three educational grants for district handwriting curriculum comparison. Tania is currently a Workshop Presenter for Handwriting Without Tears® throughout the USA and internationally.

Workshop Objectives:

Readiness & Writing Objectives:

Learn new ways to enhance children’s well-being and school readiness

  • Plan your instruction based on developmental stages for writing readiness
  • Explore activities that develop important social-emotional skills, including body awareness, taking turns and sharing
  • Learn to teach size, shape, and position concepts for pre-writing, and sensory motor skills
  • Learn our unique approach to effectively teach colouring skills
  • Develop alphabet knowledge with music and hands-on play
  • Use Hands-On Letter Play to build beginning habits for letter and number formation
  • Understand how to use developmental strategies to help children progress from tracing their letters and numbers to writing their names

Printing Objectives:

Provide the knowledge, skills and materials needed to effectively teach print

  • Understand the handwriting process
  • Incorporate foundation skills prior to paper and pencil
  • Combine developmental and multisensory teaching strategies to teach print
  • Indentify handwriting assessments
  • Apply simple, yet effective remediation strategies
  • Share importance of handwriting with research


Handwriting Without Tears Workshop Ticket Prices

  • Early Bird Offer: Book Before 28th February and get a €25 voucher to spend on Sensational Kids online store*
  • Regular Rate: €249
  • Late Booking Rate from June 1st 2019 €275

Places on this workshop are LIMITED so please book early to secure your ticket

* Vouchers will be distributed at the workshop to spend online in June/July

Included In Your Ticket Price

  • Hot Main Course Lunch with Tea/Coffee
  • Refreshments on arrival and during break times
  • Attendance Certificate
  • High Quality Training
  • Car Parking
  • Entry to prize draw to win Handwriting Without Tears materials during the workshop
  • Pack of Handwriting Without Tears Materials worth €157 to take home with you. 

Your Pack Contains:



  • 1 Wood Pieces for Capital Letters
  • 2 Mat for Wood Pieces
  • 2 Slate Chalkboards
  • 2 Blackboard With Double Lines
  • 1 Little Chalk Bits
  • 1 Sponge Cubes
  • 1 Get Set for School Sing Along CD
  • 1 Rock, Rap, Tap and Learn CD



8.30am – 9am:  Registration, Distribution of Workshop Packs & Refreshments

9am – 5pm:  Handwriting Without Tears Workshop


Who Should Attend?

This workshop is suitable for education professionals, allied health professionals and parents. The Handwriting Without Tears Workshop will be of interest to

  • Occupational Therapists
  • School Principals
  • Teachers
  • Resource Teachers
  • Special Needs Assistants
  • Parents
  • Educational Psychologists
  • Anybody interested in learning how to teach handwriting to children of all abilities



Mc William Park Hotel, Kilcolman Road, Claremorris, Co Mayo, Ireland. Phone: 094 937 8000.


Book Online

Event Date: 19-06-2019
Event Price: €275.00
€ 275.00