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Little girl writes her name for the first time with the Twist n Write

I am an occupational therapist working in a school.  I work with a 5 year old girl in kindergarten with a diagnosis of Amyoplasia Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita.  She is in a wheelchair and the only movement she has in her arms is very little shoulder horizontal abduction/adduction of her left arm.  When she saw the […]

The pen is mightier than the keyboard

Wired magazine has a great article online that compares the efficiency of writing vs typing. Click here to see the results of the little test that was conducted where they compared various text input technologies. The interesting thing is that it’s the keyboard that is fast becoming an icon for obsolete technologies while the pen […]

The end of the line for Cursive?

Here are links to two great articles about the decline of cursive and the impact of this trend. The Case for Cursive (New York Times) The sinuous letters of the cursive alphabet, swirled on countless love letters, credit card slips and banners above elementary school chalk boards are going the way of the quill and […]