Dysgraphia – A Disorder of Written Expression & Handwriting

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Dysgraphia continues to create huge confusion for educators and allied health professionals who are unsure whether the main issue for students is composing a piece of writing or poor motor skills, leading to untidy and illegible handwriting. Presenter Jillian Zocher, together with Liz Dunoon, bring you the latest research and clarify the confusion. You will get the latest evidence-based, informed research on identifying Dysgraphia straight from the experts and learn how to resolve the issues facing both teachers and students affected by it.

Course Overview

The first session covers a deeper understanding of Dysgraphia, the causes and impacts of it, as well as all the varying definitions straight from the world leading experts The second session covers the red flags to look out for, checklists to identify Dysgraphia traits, how to diagnose it and how to support students with it. The suite of resources and support material are world-class and based on the latest research.

  • Gain a deeper understanding of Dysgraphia
  • Learn the latest definitions of Dysgraphia (including the DSM5)
  • Hear the latest research from the world’s leading experts
  • Better Understand the development of writing skills
  • Learn the causes of Dysgraphia
  • Understand the Social and emotional impact of having Dysgraphia
  • The likelihood and rates of students having Dysgraphia and other overlapping SpLD’s
  • You’ll learn the Red Flags to be on the lookout for
  • Understand how Dysgraphia is diagnosed
  • Other factors to consider when a student has coordination difficulties
  • Manage students with Dysgraphia in all its forms
  • Offer multiple accommodations for Dysgraphia
  • Provide modifications and remediation for Dysgraphia
  • Offer multiple support strategies
  • Know how to improve the future for Students with Dysgraphia
  • Get the latest resources and support materials on offer
  • 2 x 30min (approx…) online, on demand engaging videos
  • Good Practise for Handwriting – A nine page booklet
  • Tip Sheet: 8 FAQ’s to support handwriting development
  • Instructional activities for handwriting instruction, spelling and letter reversals
  • Recognising dysgraphia in adults booklet
  • Dysgraphia Support Strategies Checklist: Accommodation, Modification and Remediation
  • Teaching b-d Reversals To Struggling Learners
  • Use What You Know To Work Out What You Don’t Know
  • Memory Cards To Help With b and d Direction
  • Numbered Letter Formation for both upper and lowercase
  • Handwriting checklist for Teachers and Students
  • Quick Reference Sheet for Letter for formation by number
  • Poster: Top tips for supporting students with dysgraphia
  • Links to further Support
  • Checklists for Support strategies
  • Teacher and Student checklists
  1. When Students Have Dysgraphia Do This…/When Handwriting is Hard Do This..
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