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
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.
Sentence Formation Dysgraphia
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.
Paragraph 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.
This 8-hour workshop includes the following agenda. It is broken up into five sessions. Session one focuses on dysgraphia, reading, and writing. In session two, the instructor will explain neural development at a level pertinent to a person without a neuroscience education. Session three explores the impact of vision on the process of learning. Session four takes the information provided and brings it back into the classroom and teaches the participant strategies for spelling and vocabulary classroom management. Session five allows the participant time to practice what they have learned.
Welcome to the course! Handwriting Brain Body DisConnect
Module 1: Definition and Impact
Module 2: Brain Sensory Motor Pathways
Welcome to Handwriting Brain-Body DisConnect
Pre Test HWBBD
Handwriting Brain-Body DisConnect Dysgraphia Course Syllabus
Syllabus Reading - Open while reviewing syllabus
What is Dysgraphia? This pdf includes the Definitions of Dysgraphia.
Overview of the Stages of Reading
Stages of Reading - This pdf accompanies the video called the Overview of the Stages of Reading.
Additional information for Reading video and PowerPoint
Rubric for Reflection paper
Overview of the Stages of Writing
Overview of the stages of Wrting
Definitions of Dysgraphia video
Assignment for Writing
Sensory - The DECODING Pathway
Sensory the DECODING Pathway
Motor The ENCODING Pathway
Motor the ENCODING Pathway
Ch 4 5 6 Appendix A B C
Motor Learning Theory article
WOLD sentence copy test