Jul 102013
 

Dysgraphia and Written Expression Difficulties Are you unsure whether your child has dysgraphia? Does your child reverse numbers and letters, have trouble with spacing, letter size, writing straight, or hate writing? These symptoms may indicate your child has a developmental problem called is dysgraphia, and/or may have fine motor difficulties that contribute to difficulty with [...]

Jul 102013
 
Writing Assistive Technology for Children who have Dysgraphia

Does your child struggles with writing and spelling in spite of educational help? Have you reached a point where continuing to work on basic writing skills seems fruitless? Guess what? There’s HOPE! Providing a child with dysgraphia with assistive technology for writing will enable the child to create written compositions and responses that match the [...]

Jul 102013
 
How-to Teach Handwriting to a Child with Dysgraphia, including Curriculum suggestions

If your child has dysgraphia, you know teaching your child to write legibly can be frustrating. Both you and your child work hard, but progress can seem minimal. Writing a good composition is affected by two components of dysgraphia: One is the handwriting component and the other is the organization and planning of good writing. Given [...]

Jul 102013
 
Homeschooling with Written Expression Learning Disability (Dysgraphia)

If your child “hates” writing, you will want to SERIOUSLY consider the Institute for Excellence In Writing (IEW) Student Writing Intensive (SWI) courses and **Student Writing Intensive Continuation Course (SWICC). I can’t possibly describe the IEW programs adequately enough. Although the SWI course was sent to me for review, I personally purchased the SWICC for [...]

Jul 102013
 
Homeschooling to overcome learning disabilities - Writing curriculum

Is your child struggling with written expression?  Writing is one of the most difficult skills for a child with learning disabilities to master, and it was a significant challenge for us, but we overcame! When teaching your child writing skills, you need a curriculum that focuses on helping your child develop content, thought organization into [...]