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Dysgraphia Fact Sheet

This resource explains dysgraphia and how to accomodate those with the condition. 
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International Dyslexia Association
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This "Just the Facts" fact sheet provides basic information about dysgraphia, a condition that impacts the ability to write. This resource clearly describes the condition, causes, types, diagnosis, and treatment of dysgraphia. It also explores the role of cursive writing as a strategy for individuals with dysgraphia. 

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This simple two-page fact sheet is helpful for adult education practitioners and provides basic information about the condition known as dysgraphia. Dysgraphia may be a new term that is not well known - or even known at all - to many adult education teachers. This can provide the most basic information to teachers quickly and easily. Applicable features include: the definitions section, the causes of dysgraphia, the different types of dysgraphia, diagnostic information, and treatment. The discussion of treatments for dysgraphia will provide teachers with ideas for strategies to help students affected by this condition. There is also an exploration of cursive writing versus manuscript writing.

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