Beena Raichura is a licensed and registered occupational therapist in Maryland with 29 years of experience, nineteen years serving student in a school setting. She has worked with children of all ages from preschool to high school. She is also a certified handwriting specialist having received the certification with the Handwriting Without Tears program. The Handwriting Without Tears approach aims to improve students’ versatility to perform tasks at school. Passionate about her work and the social emotional well-being of students, Beena incorporates play-based therapy, art projects, a variety of materials, music, and movement to help children develop foundational skills for learning. Her occupational therapy background provides a unique approach to the arts, handwriting that results in fun for her students as they develop specific skills.