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National Handwriting Association

We are 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.


  • run in-service training in schools, clinics and other centres
  • run an in-depth course on handwriting around the UK
  • produce an annual journal for our members to keep them informed on the latest research and books on handwriting and writing equipment
  • publish practical booklets and other materials on specific aspects of handwriting
  • provide practical information for parents and professionals
  • liaise with commercial enterprises to give guidance on the manufacture of writing equipment
  • work with central and local government to improve standards of handwriting
  • support research into handwriting.

Who to contact

Contact Name
National Handwritting Association
National Handwriting Association website
Last updated: 04 Dec 2020
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