Category Archives: Dysgraphia

4 Tips to Prepare for Back to School Success

“Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” Maria Robinson, From Birth to One …

How to Do a Spelling Analysis

Spelling analysis is a powerful tool for helping students master decoding and spelling.  Spelling patterns are like little lights illuminating how the student’s brain has …

Foundational Concepts: Emergent Literacy

Emergent Literacy Skills The goal of literacy, like language itself, is communication. In our previous post, we introduced comprehensible input – the way, through a …

Lexercise Online Language-Literacy Processing Evaluation

Our online evaluation is designed to determine the cause of a person’s language-literacy difficulties and to recommend the most appropriate treatment methods, accommodations, and assistive …

July 2, 2018 in Blog Posts, Dysgraphia

Understanding Dysgraphia: Reading the Research

In today’s tap-and-click culture, where even toddlers seem to be device-savvy, how important is handwriting? Very, if recent research is any indication. Learning is complicated. …

What Your Pediatrician Says About Vision Therapy

Pediatricians Caution Parents Not to Waste Money on Vision Therapy Beginning about 5 years ago pediatricians started cautioning parents of kids with reading disorders to …

Top 10 School Frustrations for Dyslexic Children

The beginning of the school year is a busy time for families of school-aged kids but it also comes with a lot of frustration for …

Dyslexia and Dysgraphia: Same or Different?

What is Dyslexia?  The International Dyslexia Association and National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) define dyslexia as “a specific learning disability that …

June 15, 2015 in Blog Posts, Dysgraphia

What is Dysgraphia?

Does your child have bad handwriting? It could be caused by a larger underlying problem: dysgraphia. Problems with developmental skills are often difficult to identify. …

Dyslexia and Dysgraphia: What’s the Connection?

Dysgraphia is a language-literacy disability that can be diagnosed and treated. A Greek term that means, literally, difficulty (dys) writing (graph), dysgraphia pertains mainly to …

FAQ Friday: Does Handwriting Matter?

In our recent post about the use of technology, including keyboarding, Beth Sinteff and I touched on the subject of handwriting.       In …