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Diagnosing Dysgraphia: When Writing is the Problem

Because of his writing challenges, Alex, a Sixth Grader, was Failing Every Subject

To begin with, nobody near Alex knew anything about diagnosing dysgraphia. They knew Alex was failing social studies because the tests came from the notes the teacher wrote on the board. Copying notes from the board was so difficult that Alex couldn’t read them. If that weren’t bad enough, Alex had no idea what the teacher was saying because trying to write the notes was all consuming. [Read more…]