Does Your Child Struggle?
“Illegible handwriting is a problem for a large number of children… it can affect them not only personally (self-esteem), but also academically, and their careers in the future…” – Dr. Gerry Conti Assistant professor of occupational therapy at Wayne State University
We Can Help!
Addressing Dysgraphia, Dyslexia, Auditory Processing, Visual Processing, Written & Verbal Communication, Social, Fine Motor Muscle Control, Grasp & So Much More!
Some Helpful Terms To Know
Dysgraphia: A deficiency in the ability to write, primarily handwriting, but also coherence. It often overlaps with other learning disabilities such as speech impairment, attention deficit disorder or developmental coordination disorder.
Dyslexia: A learning difficulty that primarily affects the skills involved in accurate and fluent word reading and spelling and is characterized by difficulties in phonological awareness, verbal memory and verbal processing speed.
Auditory Processing: How the brain processes spoken language. This makes it difficult for the child to process verbal instructions or even to filter out background noise in the classroom.
Visual Processing: Affect how visual information is interpreted or processed by the brain.
Written and Verbal Communication: We enhance a child’s ability to decode and comprehend language and the critical thinking skills required to process both written and verbal information.
Social Skills: The ability to communicate with peers in an appropriate and thought out manner. Critical thinking and problem solving with attention to body language and social cues.
Fine Motor Muscle Control: The coordination of muscles, bones, and nerves to produce small, exact movements. Such as picking up a small item with the index finger and thumb, or grasping a pencil and moving it on paper to create purposeful strokes.
Pencil Grasp: An efficient pencil grasp allows children to write longer with more precise strokes aiding in legible writing.