Posts in Dysgraphia

U.S. Department of Education Encourages Schools to Use the Terms “Dyslexia,” “Dysgraphia” and “Dyscalculia” in IEPs.

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U.S. Department of Education Encourages Schools to Use the Terms “Dyslexia,” “Dysgraphia” and “Dyscalculia” in IEPs. In the News blog post by Geri Coleman Tucker  from Understood.org Oct 23, 2015 It’s always been OK to say “dyslexia,” “dysgraphia” or “dyscalculia” in an IEP. But now the U.S. Department of Education (ED) is encouraging states and school systems nationwide to use these terms when appropriate. They’re also reminding them that there’s nothing […] read full post >>

Brain differences seen in children with dyslexia and dysgraphia

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Brain differences seen in children with dyslexia and dysgraphia Researchers at the University of Washington presented findings that suggested that providing the same sort of special educational support for students with dyslexia and students with dysgraphia may not be effective. Data they collected identifies “structural white matter and functional gray matter differences in the brain between children with dyslexia and dysgraphia, and between those […] read full post >>