Category Archives: Writing Advice from Dyslexia Experts

Sentence Patterns in English

Readable letters and correctly spelled words are two must-have building blocks for literacy. But literacy is more than words. To be literate students must be …

On Fonts, Fluency & Dyslexia

In our post on dysgraphia research, we discussed the importance of handwriting for children with dyslexia, listening comprehension disorder, and dysgraphia. In this post, we’d like …

Writing Competence: A Necessity for the 21st Century Workplace

I recently read a fascinating white paper by Steve Graham, Ed. D., titled “It All Starts Here: Fixing Our National Writing Crisis from the Foundation,” …

Live Broadcast 39: In Appreciation of Handwriting

The Real Spelling team presented a film prepared especially for Lexercise. This film, like all of the Real Spelling Tool Box 2 resources, offers a …

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 …

FAQ Friday: Can struggling readers benefit from technology?

Can struggling readers benefit from technology? The answer is a resounding YES! However, from there, we are left with many further questions: What is assistive …