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Processing Speed

     the difficulty of processing information throughwriting (motor). 

Visual Motor  Integration

Definition:

The inability to copy shapes, words, numbers accurately

Examples: 

  •  Poor spacing of letters, numbers
  • Difficulty writing from board onto paper
  • Loses place on test answer sheet 

Dysgraphia

Definition:

The inability to form letters correctly

Examples:

  • Has difficulty reading own writing
  • Can dictate a story but has difficulty writing it
  • May have difficulties with cutting, pasting, coloring
  • Difficulties in writing correct math symbols

Created: March 09, 2009 @ 11:32 AM
Last Modified: February 23, 2012 @ 01:51 PM

 





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