Variety in
activities,
manipulative
& active
movement
components,
songs/rhymes
to engage &
maintain interest &
attention
Direct teaching of
instructional
vocabulary
with concrete lessons to
increase understanding
of basic concepts
Finally!   Practical help
to achieve LEGIBLE writing
FROM THE START!
Special Education Teachers
Welcome to "I Can Do It!"® Handwriting
"I Can Do It!"®
provides
Adaptations
within each
detailed lesson plan,
to help with challenges of
group size & special needs,
including:
Left-handed writers
Speech-language delays
Concrete-literal understanding
Attention, motivation, persistence
challenges
Vision & hearing challenges
Diversified learning styles
Older students
Benefits of
"I Can Do It!"
®

Easy to Use!
Enjoyable to Teach!
Students love it!
Complete Lesson Plans
Easy to Follow
Step-by Step Instructional
Sequence

Leave lessons for your
substitute
The many photos and drawings
 make directions clear

Progress Monitoring Tools

Directly connects
handwriting
& written language

Instructional methods &
materials
include many   
visual cues and use of sign
language with songs/rhymes to
aid understanding.

Methods to facilitate memory
and generalization are utilized

Impressive success in
clinical trials

Utilizes research-based
methods

Specific guidance to teach
each letter, check and improve
pencil grasp and
control, posture and positioning
for writing.

Directly teaches students to
write within any size lines,
space within and between
words, prevent or fix own writing
errors,
and much, much more!
What teachers say about
"I Can Do It!"®
...and resolve poor  
handwriting step by step
"I Can Do It!"® is
an organized, sequential, comprehensive program.
Designed to prevent or resolve common problems.
Needed repetition is built-in with variety of enjoyable activities.

"I Can Do It!"® is NOT
another book of "assorted ideas," leaving you wondering which are
pertinent to your students.  
Help for
challenges with:

behavior
motivation
attention
persistence
confidence
"[It] breaks handwriting, which is
really a very complicated skill,
into developmentally
appropriate, child-friendly
vocabulary & activities in a very
specific developmental
sequence that builds upon itself."
Note from Author & Disclaimer
© 2008 Joan Scanlon-Dise, OTR. All rights reserved.
I Can Do It Handwriting  Little Falls, NY
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