Fine motor weakness is common among school-age children and can certainly make learning more difficult. Fine motor skills are the skills needed to coordinate small muscle movements with our hands and wrists. They also coordinate actions with our brain messages. When fine motor skills are delayed, children often struggle with strength, speed, and coordination. Fine motor delays are […]
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Multisensory teaching uses as many of the senses as possible, including taste, smell, touch, sight, hearing and movement. In most multisensory lessons, students engage with the material through a combination of different senses.
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Does your child have messy handwriting? Does s/he seem unmotivated or uncooperative when asked to complete written assignments? Does your child have great ideas, but seems to compromise creative ideas by writing in concrete or simplistic sentences.? Many children with these concerns are diagnosed with Dysgraphia, or a Disorder of Written Expression. The National Center for Learning Disabilities has published the following table regarding signs and symptoms of Dysgraphia:
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Handwriting often seems like a long-lost art. When I was in school, it was a class, just like spelling or reading. I practiced and practiced my letters, particularly when we got to cursive writing. I remember having to take home extra work to practice being neater in my work, and how important it was to […]
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