Meet the Author . . . 

Designed by Lisa Marnell, MS, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

"The secret of getting started is breaking down overwhelming tasks . . . and then getting started on the first one."

                           Mark Twain

     

Lisa Marnell, MS, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Tufts University, Boston

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Lisa Marnell founded "Handwriting Help for Kids" with a simple mission: 

To provide parents, teachers, and other professionals with information and products to help children master handwriting. Oh, and with one caveat . . .

 

Learning HAD to be FUN!

         "In fifteen years as an Occupational Therapist, I have worked with many bright children who struggle with handwriting. When a child has poor handwriting, academic performance suffers

and self- esteem plummets - sadly, this is true even in our digital age. 

 

"Over the years, I noticed that some children remember letters when they learn a story

to go with it. This is how 

"Letter Stories" came about. 

As an OT, I knew "Letter Stories" would

help all learners, kids that are:

Visual kids could picture the "Letter Story" and auditory kids remember the saying.

Kinesthetic kids master the "feel" of the "Letter Story"! 

"Starting Stars" prevent reversals. Multi-sensory approach helps kids learn.

VISUAL!   AUDITORY!   KINESTHETIC!

"Letter Story" for "b":

The dog runs down the path

then in a

FORWARD

circle!

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