| Does your child seem lazy, sloppy, and unmotivated? He or she could be suffering from a writing glitch called dysgraphia. Some children have to use so much energy for the writing process that they are reluctant to put pencil to paper for anything!
Not all children who have a writing block or dysgraphia have visual/spatial problems, but they often overlap. This is the most common learning block that gifted children have. Many times it isn't even identified until a child is a teenager and not turning in written work! You will even find out if your child is hard wired to be right handed or left handed.
Resists writing (after age 7)
Math problems not lined up
Place value or reading clock difficult
Omits letters when spelling
Can't get thoughts on paper
Copying very labor intensive
Poor spacing on paper
Great stories orally, but writes very little
Fine motor difficulties
Difficulty identifying left and right quickly
Difficulty learning to tie shoes
Fine motor problems
Difficulty skipping (can gallop, which is one-sided)
late learning how to go down stairs using alternating feet
Frequently this child has been referred for occupational therapy
In this DVD you will learn how to identify a child with a writing glitch, dysgraphia, visual/spatial problems, and, more importantly, how to eliminate those problems using a proven method. This exercise was originally developed to improve eye/hand coordination and ball handling ability in sports. Coaches said these students just "knew where they were in the field after doing this exercise."
Region 1 (U.S. and Canada)
Keywords: Special needs; dysgraphia