By Elizabeth Gibson
Dysgraphia affects an individual’s handwriting and their fine motor skills.
general Signs & symptoms
Symptoms by the age
Everyone and every age is different in everything. Here is the breakdown of the symptoms for Dysgraphia by the general age group:
Preschool: may be hesitant to write/draw and say they hate coloring
School-age: may have illegible handwriting that may be a mix of cursive and print; have trouble writing on the line; letters are different sizes; difficulties putting thoughts on paper
Teenagers: may write simple sentences; writing may have many more grammatical mistakes than the writing of their age.
Strategies for working with a Dysgraphia Student
There are many ways to aid a student with dysgraphia but just remember everything falls under accommodation, modification, and remediation. Here are some examples: