Slant Board Writing Aid

Slant Board Writing Aid

Brand/Manufacturer: ENABLING DEVICES

The Slant Board Writing Aid is designed for use by children with upper extremity disabilities. This raised, wedge-shaped surface assists with handwriting training by encouraging proper wrist positioning and better functional postural position.

Item # Desc Pkg Price
3200 15"W x 14"L x 4"H Each


  • Slant Board Writing Aid is perfect for assisting with handwriting training
  • The unit is equipped with a large clip to secure paper (paper not included)
  • Chain with a clip to hold the pencil (pencil not included)
  • For children ages 5 and up
  • Weight: 1.5lb
  • Note: Design by Elizabeth Meyer, a pediatric and rehabilitation professional.

More Information

  • Activities for use with the Slant Board:
    - Diagnoses: cerebral palsy with high or low tone, muscular dystrophy, and other neuro-muscular weakness
    - Additional materials needed: paper and pencil or visual materials
    Activity Analysis 1:
    Skills and Performance Components this assistive device will address:
    - Motor: postural alignment, postural control
    - Fine Motor: support to wrist in neutral for improved manipulation of pencil for grapho-motor skills
    - Visual: improves visual focus, tracking
    Visual Focus:
    - LTG (Long Term Goal): To improve ocular motor control for greater success in reading, writing, copying and grapho-motor tasks
    - STO (Short Term Objective): Using a slant board, child will maintain visual
    focus on task for ___duration with _____assistance ____% of the time
    - LTG: To improve postural control to provide a stable base of support needed to facilitate better hand use for manipulation of classroom materials
    - STO: Child will maintain posture during functional writing activities while sitting for ___minutes, using a slant board
    Fine Motor:
    - LTG: To improve written communication skills for greater proficiency when using writing implements
    - STO: To demonstrate motor control necessary for writing tasks childs name will form upper case letters A-Z in manuscript using a slant board and correct letter formation, 4/5 times

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