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What do doctors examine to diagnose dysgraphia?

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Your child also may be asked to write sentences or copy words and letters. The specialist will look at his:

  • Finished work
  • Hand and body position
  • Pencil grip
  • Posture
  • Writing process

SOURCES:

Learning Disabilities Association of America: "Dysgraphia."

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: "NINDS Dysgraphia Information Page."

Tourette Association of America: "Dysgraphia."

Understood: "Understanding Dysgraphia in Children."

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on November 1, 2018

SOURCES:

Learning Disabilities Association of America: "Dysgraphia."

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: "NINDS Dysgraphia Information Page."

Tourette Association of America: "Dysgraphia."

Understood: "Understanding Dysgraphia in Children."

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on November 1, 2018

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