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Anyone heard of dysgraphia?

See below: Dysgraphia is a deficiency in the ability to write primarily in terms of handwriting, but also in terms of coherence. ...Read more

Dr. Olav Jaren
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Difficulty Writing (Definition)

Difficulty writing is a clinical finding in which a person has trouble with writing possibly due to issues with hand shaking, poor ...Read more


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Pc or writing tablet for dysgraphia?

Pc or writing tablet for dysgraphia?

Both problematic: Typing and handwriting are both problematic with dysgraphia. A trial test on both platforms might provide an answer but i would suggest considering the speech recognition programs on smartphones, tablets, or pcs. ...Read more

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Can I find out if I have dysgraphia?

See neurologist: Dysgraphia is a deficiency in the ability to write primarily in terms of handwriting, but also in terms of coherence. There are two stages, at least, in the act of writing; a linguistic stage and a motor-expressive-praxic stage. ...Read more

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How do I find out if I have dysgraphia?

How do I find out if I have dysgraphia?

Testing: Usually this would be diagnosed by a pediatric neuropsychologist (see: http://www.Pediatricneuropsychology.Com ), or pediatric neurologist which would examine fine motor, constructional, graphomotor skills, motor planning, ideomotor skils usually as part of a wider examination. ...Read more

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How can you know if you have dysgraphia?

How can you know if you have dysgraphia?

Testing: It takes a specific type of assessment which will assess processing difficulties, intelligence and achievement. For some idea of what is involved see this article i wrote a while back: http://cpancf.Com/articles_files/dyslexiareadingdisorder.Asp. ...Read more

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I think I might have dysgraphia how can I know?

I think I might have dysgraphia how can I know?

See neurologist: Dysgraphia is a deficiency in the ability to write primarily in terms of handwriting, but also in terms of coherence there are two stages, at least, in the act of writing; a linguistic stage and a motor-expressive-praxic stage. ...Read more

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Is someone more likely to have dysgraphia or poor penmanship?

Poor penmanship: Dysgraphia is a deficiency in the ability to write primarily in terms of handwriting, but also in terms of coherence. ...Read more

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Dysgraphia is currently infringing on my life desires, is there a cure, what to do?

Dysgraphia is currently infringing on my life desires, is there a cure, what to do?

Dysgraphia: Some techniques are Squeezing a foam ball, playing with clay, and Occupational therapy to improve fine motor skills that control hand movement. ...Read more

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Is there a difference between expressive language disorder and dysgraphia?

Is there a difference between expressive language disorder and dysgraphia?

Yes: Expressive language problems are usually due to brain synthesis of intended output. Dysgraphia is more peripheral & refers to problems writing. One could have verbal expressive problems & no dysgraphia. Or dysgraphia & no expressive problems. ...Read more

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What is the difference between an expressive language disorder and dysgraphia?

What is the difference between an expressive language disorder and dysgraphia?

They're related: In expressive aphasias, the individual knows what he/she wants to say but has difficulty communicating it to others. The form of communication can be spoken words or written words. Dysgraphia is an impairment in the ability to write and therefore can contribute to expressive aphasia. Further reading: http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/dysgraphia/dysgraphia.htm ...Read more