Handwriting Observations and Data Collection Kit


Assessing handwriting in school-based OT or in the outpatient clinic setting and need a quick way to observe and gather data on handwriting skills?

This handwriting data collection kit will enhance the evaluation process by providing one central place for a handwriting sample to be collected with scores for easy monitoring
of progress.

The screening tool can also be utilized as frequently as the therapist would like to track the child’s progress.

In addition, this tool breaks down 7 areas of possible error in letter and number formation, allowing for targeted therapy treatment to be developed and clear explanations can be provided to parents of their child’s specific deficits with handwriting.


This tool is designed to be a comprehensive observation kit for handwriting screening and supplement for standardized testing.

The kit includes 8 sections of writing samples including

  • upper case alphabet
  • lower case alphabet
  • numbers
  • sentence copying in upper case
  • sentence copying in mixed case (upper and lowercase)

Each section has a format of a model and non-model option of all letters, numbers and sentences. The kit also includes extensive directions and a data sheet with scores for errors in 7 different categories. These scores are not standardized, but are in place to help the clinician track the child’s progress with handwriting over the course of treatment.

In this handwriting kit, you’ll find: 

  • 19 pages of content
  • 6 data sheets
  • 4 child record sheets with and without models
  • 1 examiner summary sheet