• Handless 7 year old girl wins a National Handwriting Competition

    Handless 7 year old girl wins a National Handwriting Competition

    A Virginia first grader named Anaya Ellick, used her good handwriting to beat out 50 other youngsters from around the country to win a national handwriting contest – the 2016 Nicholas Maxim Special Award for Excellence in Manuscript Penmanship.

    Little Anaya was born without hands and uses her forearms to write, opting to forgo prostheses.
    Her penmanship was submitted in the category that encourages the participation of students with cognitive delays, or intellectual, physical or developmental disabilities.

    This category is judged by a […]