We have refreshed our website and hope that supporters enjoy the new look and can find what they are looking for easily. Existing NHA members will be able to log in to the site using the same user email as before, but will need to reset their password on the first log in to the […]
Archives for 2018
Children leaving primary school aren’t meeting UK National Curriculum handwriting standards, leaving them struggling with secondary school demands. See article in The Mirror.
Children’s habits are changing. Where once a toddler might have played with bricks, now they are more likely to play on an iPad. Such devices can provide a welcome distraction for busy parents and an attractive source of sensory stimulation for young children but does it mean that children are not developing the fine motor […]
Technology is having an impact on children’s handwriting ability. But what does this mean for learning and development? Read Harriet Swain’s article in The Guardian.
Parents the world over are concerned that touchscreen and tablet technology is negatively impacting children’s handwriting. But while some say that technology overuse will impact developing dexterity and handwriting skills, the fact is that there has been no research to date which systematically examines the relationship between technology use, hand strength and handwriting production. Article in The […]
See AJC article
French language article in Paris Match
See French-language article in MCE
French language article in Konbini
Article in Portuguese Publico
Toddlers’ excessive use of touchscreens is leaving the muscles in their hands so weak they cannot grip a pencil, specialists warn. See Express article.
See NewsCut article, Minnesota Public Radio