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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

Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Does handwriting legibly a maximum of 10 wpm confirm the diagnosis of dysgraphia?

Does handwriting legibly a maximum of 10 wpm confirm the diagnosis of dysgraphia?

No: 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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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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Is there any treatment for dysgraphia?

Is there any treatment for dysgraphia?

Depends: Treatment of dysgraphia depends on the cause. In children this is usually part of a learning disability or adhd. These can be treated in a variety of ways. If acquired as an older child or as an adult there could be a neurological cause that requires specific treatment. ...Read more

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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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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

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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?

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