DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To assist children with fine motor or upper extremity disabilities in learning the proper grasp of a pencil for writing tasks. The child uses the ring finger and little finger to hold a small amount of rolled up tissue or putty in the palm of the hand while doing a writing task, promoting the appropriate grasp without verbal reminders. MATERIALS: Putty or tissue and pencil. AUTHOR: Turner, G. TITLE: Assistive Technology Ideas that Work. WEB SITE: cenmi.org/mits/downloads/atideas/PD/SH_PD6.pdf REF: Center for Educational Networking (Michigan) 2004-2005. PAGES: 1.