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Ready to Print app

Ready to Print app for iPad (9.99), Android (7.99)   and for Kindle Ready to Print (Kindle Tablet Edition) (7.99) by Dianne Reid, OT at is a well-developed pre writing/ letter formation app that provides graded levels of multiple visual motor and visual perceptual activities for children ages 2-7 years of age. Ready to Print app provides emerging handwriting, visual motor and fine motor activities with exceptional options to adjust features of the drawing tasks to each user. The  updated version 3 of Ready to Print app adds a new activity, Touch and Drag along with upgrades to the sound and graphics within the tasks.

The new Touch and Drag activity  has been added to all versions of Ready to Print app:

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Activities in the Touch and Drag include drawing lines: down, up, right, left and in all directions. Options (settings) available within the Touch and Drag include changing size of lines for accuracy, automatically moving through levels, making the back button invisible and showing scores. Verbal directions are given the user at the onset of each activity.

Ready to Print app is an excellent app to practice pre-writing and letter formation on the iPad with the ability to grade the activities to support each user. Options allowing individual setting for each user and data collection further provides assessment information for the therapist, teachers or parents.

A video of the version 3 app provides a great overview of the app and changes:

For a prior review of Ready to Print check out: Ready to Print a Prewriting App or the developers review of activities at

Available for iOS (iPad),  Android and Ready to Print (Kindle Tablet Edition), Ready to Print app is a valuable app to support pre-writing and access skills for touch screens for a wide variety of skill levels.

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About Carol Leynse Harpold, MS, OTR/L, SCLV, ATP, CATIS

OTR/L with more than 35 years experience in pediatrics, school based therapy and adult rehabilitation. Masters of Science in Adaptive Education/Assistive Technology with 20 years experience in AT in education of elementary, middle school, secondary, post secondary students and work environments for adult clients. A RESNA Assistive Technology Practitioner with ACVREP CATIS credentials, AOTA Specialty Certification in Low Vision, USC Davis Executive Certificate in Home Modifications, servicing adults and students with disabilities in employment, education, and home environments. A 2020 graduate of the University of Alabama Birmingham Low Vision Certification Program.
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