The sensory information entering the brain is interpreted incorrectly. Students have difficulty identifying letters, numbers, shapes, and symbols and how to properly align them on paper.
Students with motor dysgraphia demonstrate delay muscle tone development, have decreased fine motor skills, difficulty crossing midline, and motor planning problems.
Visual and/or auditory memory deficits prevent this student from recalling how to write letters and numbers. They may also have difficulty hearing what is said in the classroom or have difficulty processing oral information in some environments. Their own thoughts may also distract the student.
Word formation dysgraphia is simply difficulty in understanding the basics forming words. These students do not comprehend how spelling rules are used to create words.
Without the visual cue, these children have a run-on word with minimal capitalization and punctuation. Speed and fluency are the greatest struggle for children with sentence formation dysgraphia.
These children have a very difficult time with the conversational stage of writing. They hate graphic organizers, but many teachers force them to use this type of product to generate essays.
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