Online Coaching Tip – 28.7.21

Make your hand writing “BIGGER”

Many people notice before they are diagnosed with Parkinson’s that there hand writing becomes smaller and it is harder to generate the fluid motions when putting pen to paper.

This coaching tip encourages you to work on your hand writing so you can write lists, make little notes and sign important documents.

Follow the exercises provided and see how you get on.

 

 

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