The Art and Science of Handwriting

Rosemary Sassoon

Rosemary Sassoon

Distributed for Intellect Ltd

192 pages | © 1993
Paper $21.50 ISBN: 9781841500270 Published June 1993
This book reflects the various facets of the author's lifetime of work in letterforms. The collection of papers and articles, linked by a commentary on a decade in handwriting studies, shows how the educational and medical aspects of her work could not have taken place without a lengthy grounding in lettering. A book for teachers and those who train teachers, as well as therapists and psychologists.
 
Contents
Preface
PART 1
An introduction to letterforms
The hand that writes
Variability of letters
More about personal letters
Children's signatures
An investigation into writer's cramp
Writer's cramp: a case study
PART 2
How much do we know about handwriting?
Education and curriculum planning
The national curriculum
The therapeutic aspects of handwriting
Full circle
Epilogue
References
Index
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