Let’s look at why an OT may suggest using a slant board for writing. The 3 Points of Positioning – A child sitting at a desk should be sitting.
But if you harken back to school days of yore, you’ll recall a soft wood finish in which initials could be carved and the gently sloped slant desks.
Imagine a wooden lap writing desk bedside that is within reach when you have a creative moment.
Some also overlap in their descriptors. These include slant-fronts like the escritoire and fall-fronts like the butler’s desk.