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Motor Dysgraphia – Assessment, Identification and Reporting TUESDAY TICKET

Presented by Gillian Hurley and Jane Yeates

Date: Tuesday 14th June 2022
Time: 9.00am – 4.00pm (8.30am registration)
Location: The Boulevard Centre, Floreat (99 The Boulevard, Floreat) OR virtually via Zoom

NOTE: This event is available in-person or virtual attendance. Please ensure your ticket type matches your preferred attendance. In-person participants who are unable to attend due to Covid-19 restrictions must contact [email protected] as soon as possible.

This one-day workshop for occupational therapists will inform and facilitate the assessment, identification and reporting of Motor Dysgraphia in children and adolescents, who may therefore be eligible for accommodations in accordance with the School Curriculum and Standards Authority of WA (SCSA) ‘Guidelines for disability adjustments for timed assessments’. The workshop will:

1. Provide a detailed definition and description of what Motor Dysgraphia is.
2. Describe the essential role of an occupational therapist in the assessment and identification of Motor Dysgraphia in children and adolescents.
3. Explain the occupational therapy assessment process used with children and adolescents.
4. Explain the process for identifying when/if a child or adolescent has Motor Dysgraphia.
5. Describe the SCSA ‘Guidelines for disability adjustments for timed assessments’.
6. Explain the occupational therapy reporting process needed for children and adolescents, as per SCSA requirements.
7. Describe the SCSA application process for disability adjustments for timed assessments.
8. Explain the occupational therapy management of Motor Dysgraphia, including the importance of case management by the occupational therapist and the child/adolescent’s school when a student is granted disability adjustments for timed assessments.

Disclaimer: All information is correct at the time of publishing. Registration payment not received within 7 days of receipt of the registration form will not be processed. There will be no refunds given should you be unable to attend part of the seminar or for no-shows.

COVID-19: All participants must comply with the Government of Western Australia’s COVID-19 restrictions at the time of this event, which may include full vaccination status and mandatory mask compliance. Participants who test positive for COVID-19, are deemed a ‘close contact’, or are experiencing cold/flu like symptoms must not attend in person. Please email [email protected] to discuss virtual attendance or cancellation. DOT(WA) reserves the right to cancel the workshop, run the workshop virtually and/or impose additional restrictions in the event of high COVID-19 case numbers in the community.

Cancellation policy: DOT(WA) must be notified of any booking cancellations by email: [email protected]. Cancellations received at least 14 days prior to the commencement of the course will be charged $50. Cancellations received with less than 14 days notice will be subject to a 50% administration fee. No refunds will be issued for cancellations made less than 48 hours before the commencement of the course. This cancellation policy may not be implemented for COVID-19 related cancellations. DOT(WA) reserves the right to cancel the workshop and issue a full refund (course fee only) to registrants.

For further information: Please see attached flyer here

Rural and Remote Attendees: Rural/remote DOT(WA) members are eligible for an additional discount if attending face-to-face. You MUST complete the Rural & Remote PD Application form at the time of registering and email this to [email protected] to verify your registration.


Bookings are closed for this event.