Press Includes:

About Kate Gladstone

MLS, 1990 — Long Island University
BA, 1988 Linguistics — University of Pennsylvania

Relevant Employment/Experience

Handwriting Advice Columnist
For quarterly English-language edition of FOOLISH MAGAZINE, the organ of the international pen collectors’/handwriting advocates’ organization

Handwriting Instruction Application Content Provider and Designer for
Educational Software Firms: (iPad application READ CURSIVE),
January 2013—September 2013 (iPhone/iPod Touch application BETTER LETTERS),
September 2013—January 2018

Handwriting Remediation Consultant/Provider for Staff and/or Students:
Autism Society of the Greater Capital Region, Schenectady, NY
December 2012

Alternative Education Conference of the Ontario Federation of Teaching Parents
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
May 2006

Bais Chomesh High School for Girls
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
May 2006

Heddington Learning Centre
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
May 2006

Carol Gill Associates
Dobbs Ferry, NY
March 2005

Princeton Review
New York City, NY
February 2005

Providence Day School
Charlotte, NC
October 2004

Hillel Academy of Broome County
Binghamton, NY
August 2003

Broome-Tioga Chapter of Autism Society of America, Vestal, NY
August 2003

Handwriting Remediation Consultant/Provider for
MDs and Other Healthcare Professionals:

West Penn Allegheny Health System, Pittsburgh/Monroeville, PA
November 2007

Pascack Valley Hospital, Westwood, NJ
August 2006

Garfield Medical Center, Monterey Park, CA
April 2006

East Los Angeles Doctors Hospital, Los Angeles, CA
April 2006

Charleston Area Medical Center (CAMC), Charleston, WV
January 2006

Baptist Health South Florida, Miami, FL
September 2005

Southeast Alabama Medical Center, Dothan, AL
August 2005

Florida Health Information Management Association, Orlando, FL
July 2005

Delray Medical Center, Delray Beach, FL
June 2005, May 2003

Saints Memorial Medical Center, Lowell, MA
April 2005

Cherry Hospital, Goldsboro, NC
March 2005

Valley Baptist Medical Center (Internal Medicine Symposium), Harlingen, TX
November 2004

Franklin Medical Center, Greenfield, MA
December 2003

Columbia Memorial Hospital, Hudson, NY
November/December 2003, March-May 1996

Medical Education Speakers Network (MESN), Tustin, CA
Presented medical legibility workshops for MESN at Anaheim Medical Center
June 2003

Anaheim, CA; San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital, Banning, CA; Garden Grove Medical Center, Garden Grove, CA; and Whittier Hospital, Whittier, CA.)
Champlain Valley Physician’s Hospital (CVPH) Medical Center
Plattsburgh, NY
April 2003

St. Helena’s Adventist Hospital, Deer Park, CA
October 2002

Glendale Adventist Medical Center/White Memorial Medical Center,
Glendale, CA/Los Angeles, CA
February 2001, March 2002, May and June 2005

Lowell General Hospital, Lowell, Massachusetts
January 2002

Carle Clinic Foundation Hospital, Urbana, Illinois
August 2001

“Book Review: Read Cursive Fast” in The Pennant (quarterly of the Pen Collectors of America), Spring 2021, Page 6

“A+ for Autism: Kate Gladstone” in Newsletter of the Autism Society of the Greater Capital Region, October 12, 2012,

Script and Scribble: the Rise and Fall of Handwriting (ch. 5, pp. 172-178)
by Kitty Burns Florey. New York: Melville House, 2009. 190 pp.

“Computer Pushes Out Cursive Writing” in ABC News Technology & Science report, November 17, 2007: on-line at

“The End of Cursive?” in Christian Science Monitor, November 14, 2007 — pages 13 and 15: on-line at http://

“In Digital Age, More t’s are Crossed Poorly” in Boston Globe, May 6, 2007 – Section A, pages 1 and 30

“Could You Read That?” in Medical Economics, April 6, 2007 – pages 68-70

“Time for Some Hand-Wringing Over Handwriting” in On Board (newsletter of the New York State Association of School
Boards), July 31, 2006 – page 9

“Liability in Illegibility” in Florida Medical Business, June 27, 2006 – pages 1-2 and 12-13

“Death by Handwriting” in Trustee, October 5, 2005 – pages 29-32

“Why Crossing Your T’s Matters” in Chicago Tribune, August 9, 2005 – Technology Section, page 2

“Back to the Basics of a Legible Hand” in New York Times, January 19, 2005 – Section B, page 8

“In A Scribbler’s World, The Fountain Pen’s Flourish Gets Some Glory” in New York Times, July 26, 2004 – Section E,
page 1

“The Write Stuff ” in Hospital Doctor (UK), October 17, 2002 – page 36

“Thou Shalt Write Legibly” in StudentBMJ (student publication of the British Medical Journal) with sidebar by Kate Gladstone, September 2003 -pages 324 – 325

“Street Talk: A Slip of the Pen” in Albany (NY) Capital District Business Review, October 27, 1998 – page 1 and following

“Handwriting in the Computer Age” (Iowa Week special feature newscast)
on WOI Radio (Ames, Iowa NPR affiliate) – October 26, 1997

“Poor Physician Penmanship” in JAMA (Chicago, IL), October 1, 1997 (PULSE section) – pp. 1116-111

Bonnie Arnwine, President
National Autism Resources

Scott Badesch, President Emeritus
Autism Society of America

Christopher Banks, President
Autism Society of America

Damien Barchowsky, Manager
Barchowsky Fluent Handwriting/Swansbury, Inc

Joel Benjamin, Satisfied Adult Client
and father of two satisfied young clients, Altamont, NY 12009

Joyce Benjamin, Founder

Yehudis Bernstein, Speech and Language Therapist
Bais Chomesh High School for Girls, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Jan Boulerice, Continuing Medical Education
CVPH Medical Center, Plattsburgh, NY 12901

Rick Buck, Acting Medical Director
Columbia Memorial Hospital, Hudson, New York 12534

Cher Camacho, Family History Consultant
Volunteer Experience Museum Programs, Papillion, NE 68046

Harvey Castro, Director
Deep Pocket Series Software, Argyle, TX 76226

Maria Chevere, Director
Medical Education Speakers Network, Tustin, CA 92780

Sally Colletti, President
Autism Society of America, Vestal, NY 13850

Peter Connolly, Head of Medicine
Tewksbury Hospital, Tewksbury, MA 01876

Karen Conrad, Publisher & Handwriting-Items eEvaluator
Therapro, Incorporated, Framingham, MA 01701

Cheri Dotterer, Dysgraphia Consultant, Harrisburg, PA 19526

Jonathan Dubay, President
Handwriting Success/Getty-Dubay Handwriting, Portland, OR 97229

Carol Gill, Founder
Carol Gill Associates, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522

Carolyn Glavan, Executive Director
Florida Health Information Management Association
Tampa, Florida 33625

Temple Grandin, Founder
Future Horizons, Arlington, TX 76011

Brigid Guertin, Executive Director
Danbury Museum and Historical Society, Danbury, CT 06810

Sue Hall, Director of Medical Staff Services,
Southeast Alabama Medical Center, Dothan, Alabama 36302

Lucy Hernandez, Coordinator
Valley Baptist Internal Medicine Symposium
Valley Baptist Health System, Harlingen, Texas 78550

Judy Howell, Continuing Medical Education
Cherry Hospital, Goldsboro, NC 27530

Barbara Huffman, Continuing Medical Education
Carle Clinic Foundation Hospital, Urbana, IL 61802

Bais Chomesh High School for Girls
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M6A 2C9

Terri Jenkins, Supervisor of Medical Staff Services
Glendale Adventist Medical Center, Glendale, CA 91206

Roger and Nancy Jestel, satisfied parents of a young client
Altamont, NY 12009

Kathy Johnson, Director
Pyramid of Potential Learning Center, Burnt Hills, NY 12027

Janine Kruiswijk, Director
Autism Society of the Greater Capital Region
Schenectady, NY 12305

Pat Lamar, Continuing Medical Education
St. Helena’s Adventist Medical Center, Deer Park, CA 94576

Frank Limper, Owner
Federalist Pens & Paper, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003

Melissa C. Long, Education Coordinator
Charleston Area Medical Center (CAMC), Charleston, WV 25304

Minerva Mathews, Continuing Medical Education
Delray Beach Medical Center, Delray, FL 33484

Richard McManus, Fluency Factory Tutoring Center
Cohasset, MA 02025

Ajit and Jill Mehra, Parents
of three satisfied young clients, Kinderhook, NY 12106

Leslie Miller, Continuing Medical Education
White Memorial Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90033

Ronald N. Morris, Forensic Document Examiner
Member of the Association of Forensic Document Examiners
P.O. Box 905, Bedford, VA 24523

Riccardo Murrau, Founder and Owner
Pennamnia & FOOLISH Magazine

Christine Parker, Training Division
The Princeton Review, New York, NY 10024

Don Potter, Principal
Odessa Christian School, Odessa, TX 79761

Sarah Rainsberger, Director
Ontario Federation of Teaching Parents and Mostly Math Enrichment Centre, North York , Ontario, Canada MN 2K7

Robert Rose, M.D. and Literacy Researcher
Jasper, Georgia 30143

Rabbi Zev Silber, Principal
Hillel Academy of Broome County, Vestal, NY 13850

Charlene Sanders, FMily Support Program Coordinator, Autism Society of the Greater Capital Region, Schenectady, NY

Geri Schimmel, RN, MS, Clinical Educator, Special Projects, Organizational Learning
Baptist Health South Florida, Miami, FL 33176

Martin Seltman, Residency Director
West Penn Allegheny Health System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15101

Tim Sharp, President
WebTeamCorp Educational Software, Secaucus, New Jersey 08873

Marc Sherman, Director
Heddington Learning Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada MN 2K7

Hans-Leo Teulings, Director
Neuroscript Software, Tempe, AZ 85282

Ben Topham, Headmaster
Providence Day School, Charlotte, NC 28270

Emily Will, MA, CDE (Certified Document Examiner)
member of the Association of Forensic Document Examiners
P.O. Box 58552, Raleigh, NC 27658

Yvonne Graham, Founder

National (UK) Handwriting Association
Society for Italic Handwriting
Handwriting Collaborative, Founding Member
Autism Society of America, Member of Program Committee and Council of Autistic Advisors

WebTeam Corporation “Innovation for Autism” Award, January 2014
Who’s Who in America, 2011 edition

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