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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. James Krick
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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 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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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

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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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Is there a relationship between Asperger and dysgraphia?

Is there a relationship between Asperger and dysgraphia?

No: Dysgraphia, which simply means bad handwriting, is completely different from and unrelated to asperger's disorder or autism. ...Read more

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Is dysgraphia (whole words), forgetting things like a coworker's name, your own zip code, paying bills, etc, common in perimenopause?

Dysgraphia is a : specific learning disability that presents at school age. Signs & symptoms include, but are not limited to, illegible handwriting, inconsistent spacing, poor spatial planning on paper, poor spelling, difficulty composing writing & thinking & writing at the same time. Menopause can be associated with short-term memory & concentration problems, but not the long-term memory deficits you describe. ...Read more

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Can there be a relationship between aspergers and dysgraphia?

Sometimes: An individual with dysgraphia could also meet criteria for aspergers but there are many people who only have dysgraphia. It is not uncommon for patients with autism spectrum disorder to have trouble with handwriting and written expression. The writing may be immature and the written language less complex. Interventions will be similar and the struggle lifelong so early intervention is key. ...Read more

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Where can I find information on dcd, dysgraphia, dyscalcula, dyslexia, visual perceptual processing disorder?

Here's a start: Try the national institute of neurologic disorders and stroke. Here's the website: http://www.Ninds.Nih.Gov/ good luck. ...Read more

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Can there be any affordable and useful resource for children with adhd, dyslexia and dysgraphia?

Can there be any affordable and useful resource for children with adhd, dyslexia and dysgraphia?

Try this:: http://www.psychologyproductsandservices.com/adhd.html Search online for the National Institute of Mental Health (nimh.org) Junior colleges will often test you for free through Student Services if you are enrolled. Insurances will not pay for testing but TX is usually covered. Find a therapist who knows about this condition. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if there are any affordable and useful resource for children with adhd, dyslexia and dysgraphia?

Can you tell me if there are any affordable and useful resource for children with adhd, dyslexia and dysgraphia?

Resources for ADHD: There are many resources available for children with adhd and their parents. I urge you to check with your local chapter of chadd or the national cite. They have a wealth of documents and support groups as well as names of physicians and healthcare providers who can be of help. There are any people in your situation and have found chadd most helpful. ...Read more

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Is there anything i can do about the hand/forearm pain associated with dysgraphia?

Is there anything i can do about the hand/forearm pain associated with dysgraphia?

Dystonia: Writer's cramp is a type of focal dystonia in which patients report pain and distortion of the hand and forearm while writing. Few medications may be tried. However, the best alternative may be botulinum toxin chemodenervation (botox). Consult with your physician for proper diagnosis and care. ...Read more

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What would cause sudden difficulty writing and typing?

Acute neuro problem: Sudden loss of ability to perform fine finger/hand coordination activity could be due to a small stroke, at an age. Have it checked out..Now. ...Read more