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Pediatric Therapy Corner: What Teachers Should Know About Dysgraphia

[Source:  Edutopia]

Jeremiah is a student in my second-grade intervention classroom. He’s verbally expressive, full of positive energy, and eager to please. He’s been sent to me because benchmark assessments reveal he’s below grade level in reading.

Once he’s in my classroom, a more pressing issue comes to light. If Jeremiah is slightly below grade level in reading, he is significantly below it in writing. He’s nearly 8 years old, and his letters are not uniform, his spelling is inaccurate, and written tasks are laborious for him. I also note the social-emotional effects when he’s writing: This energetic, social boy melts into a quiet anxiety, twisting his hair and not making eye contact.

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