The National Handwriting Association is a charity whose aims are to raise awareness of the importance of handwriting as a vital component of literacy, to promote good practice in the teaching of handwriting and to support those who work with children with handwriting difficulties.

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Handwriting Students

Do you want to know more about handwriting literacy and access handwriting research?

Teachers

Do you want to raise standards in your school? Are you concerned about a child's handwriting?

Therapists

Do you work with children who have handwriting difficulties? Seeking tips and advice?

Teaching Assistants

Are you responsible for helping pupils with poor handwriting and need some practical advice?

Parents

Are you concerned about your child’s handwriting? Would you like some advice on what to do?

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Access to resources at free or reduced prices, plus In-service training fee reductions.

My pencil is my friend. Our letters curl and bend, And when ideas refuse to come I chew the other end.

In Praise of Handwriting, by Julia Donaldson