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What is Dysgraphia?

        Dysgraphia is a neurological disorder characterized by writing disabilities. Specifically, the disorder causes a person's writing to be distorted or incorrect. In children, the disorder generally emerges when they are first introduced to writing. They make inappropriately sized and spaced letters, or write wrong or misspelled words, despite thorough instruction.  (Source: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, 2018)

Helpful Links

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Understood's Article

"What is Dysgraphia?" is an article on understanding dysgraphia.

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Learning Without Tears' Program

Handwriting Without Tears is a handwriting program for students with dysgraphia.

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