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What is dysgraphia?

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Dysgraphia is a nervous system problem that affects the fine motor skills needed to write. It makes it hard for a child to do handwriting tasks and assignments.

Health professionals call this condition "an impairment in written expression."

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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