OT Tip: 3 Functional Pencil Grasps

There are three functional pencil grasp patterns that students can use while writing.

Tripod Grasp





Quadripod Grasp







Adaptive Grasp



Therese B Leigh, MOT,OTR/L
Occupational Therapist
Harrisonburg City Public Schools

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