Dysgraphia

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Dysgraphia — I Created an App for That It’s called SnapType, and it helps kids keep up with their peers in class when their penmanship holds them back. BY AMBERLYNN GIFFORD SLAVIN Steven is a fifth-grader who I met during my occupational therapy fieldwork several months ago. He was diagnosed with dysgraphia. His handwriting is so messy …

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Background speech hindered toddlers

Background speech hindered toddlers’ ability to learn words, according to a new study. Credit: © angiolina / Fotolia The environments children are in, including how much and what kinds of stimulation they are exposed to, influence what and how they learn. One important task for children is zeroing in on the information that’s relevant to …

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Why dyscalculia and Irlen syndrome deserve the same exposure as dyslexia

By Chad_Welch MAGINE dyslexia, but with numbers. That is what this Neath woman has to deal with every day. Nichola Hill-Williams suffers from dyscalculia and Irlen syndrome, both of which, she says, deserve more exposure. Such are the difficulties that come with the conditions that in the past they have inhibited her from getting jobs, …

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Brain scans show dyslexia, dysgraphia require different types of treatment

Brain-based language problems such as dyslexia and dysgraphia fall under the general heading of “specific learning disability,” but a new study from the University of Washington shows that they are distinct disorders that require different types of instruction. About 36 percent of the students receiving special education services in the United States have normal intelligence, …

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