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Recent Podcasts

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Evolve with Dr Tay

  • Dr. Tay hosts an in-depth discussion with Kelli Fetter, an occupational therapist and certified handwriting specialist. they explore the common challenges autistic children encounter with handwriting, relating to fine motor difficulties and learning disabilities. Kelli provides valuable insights on the integral connection between handwriting and overall literacy. Dr. Tay and Kelli discuss signs that additional support outside of school might be necessary, and they shed light on the benefits of utilizing a strengths-based approach for building handwriting skills. Kelli stresses the importance of explicit instruction in handwriting as well as maintaining foundational motor skills through physical play to facilitate better handwriting.

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Littles Love Learning

  • Don’t skip handwriting when teaching your child to read.   Listen in on my conversation with Kelli as we discuss the importance of handwriting instruction, how reading & handwriting go hand-in-hand, and how it’s never too late to improve your child’s handwriting.

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Dyslexia Devoted

  • This Episode's Topics: 1. Is handwriting outdated? 2. Is it too late for older kids to fix their writing? 3. How can we support kids with their hand writing?

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Building Better Writers: Kelli Fetter Discusses Handwriting Essentials

  • Understanding dysgraphia and dyslexia's differences and impacts.

  • Recognizing signs indicating a child's handwriting needs assistance.

  • Exploring essential components crucial for successful handwriting.

  • Unveiling pre-writing skills and their significance.

  • Tracing the developmental sequence of grasp changes in growing kids.

  • Demystifying handwriting assessments and evaluations.

  • The role of core strength and stability in handwriting.

  • Kelli's take on older kids' handwriting and grasp techniques.

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#108 – Dysgraphia (Handwriting) with Kelli Fetter

In this episode, we are breaking down some amazing barriers to understanding dysgraphia (more commonly known as handwriting challenges!)

1) Define dyslexia and the types of barriers to writing a student would face

2) How to break down the part of handwriting that’s difficult

3) How goals should be written to address handwriting

4) What the most effective help looks like for those with dysgraphia!

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Dysgraphia Diagnoses Creates a New Business with Kelli Fetter

In today's episode, Kelli Fetter shares how the discovery of her daughter's dysgraphia triggered the creation of a new business, Handwriting Solutions. "We would work into a more fine motor, visual motor task and then segue into our weekly handwriting lesson. I saw excellent results. I did a pre and a post-screen. The results were amazing after four days." Wow, Kelli is seeing results in four days. How exciting. 

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