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Dyslexia, Dysgraphia & Dyscalculia...the three "D's" of Learning Disabilities by Shane H. Patient Expert Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 10:29pm My son happens to have all three of the "D's" of learning disabilities, so I am all to familiar with them. However, many people are not. They are dyslexia (reading problems), dysgraphia (writing problems) and dyscalculia (math problems). I recently learned that approximately 10% of the population have learning disabilities. I came across this ... Read on »
Dyslexia, Dysgraphia & Dyscalculia...the three "D's" of Learning Disabilities by Shane H. Patient Expert Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:28pm My son happens to have all three of the "D's" of learning disabilities, so I am all to familiar with them. However, many people are not. They are dyslexia (reading problems), dysgraphia (writing problems) and dyscalculia (math problems). I recently learned that approximately 10% of the population have learning disabilities. I came across this ... Read on »
My Funniest Christmas Pressie Yet! A “Dysgraphia Pen!” by patientanonymous Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 31 Dec 2009 12:00am You wouldn’t necessarily think such a thing would exist, would you? Well, okay.  Such a thing doesn’t.  Unless you consider every pen that I own, and will ever touch in my entire lifetime! *laughing* No, that is just what I called it: “My Dysgraphia Pen!” If you don’t know what Dysgraphia is, what it boils down to is a difficulty, to some d ... Read on »
What is Dysgraphia? by Shelley Dannenberg Patient Expert Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:03pm Many children with dyslexia also have dysgraphia - a learning disability that affects writing abilities. Link here to learn the warning signs and appropriate accommodations for dysgraphia. Read on »
ADHD and Dysgraphia by adhdmomma Patient Expert Posted Sun 10 Apr 2011 12:09pm Handwriting is an amazing skill. When all the components necessary for handwriting to emerge are considered, it is a wonder that anyone learns to write. I remember a class I had in graduate school. I had to describe all the discrete parts of a task. I chose the task of stringing beads. By the time I finished my paper, it was four ... Read on »
What is Dysgraphia? by Shelley Dannenberg Patient Expert Posted Wed 28 Oct 2009 11:03pm Many children with dyslexia also have dysgraphia - a learning disability that affects writing abilities. Link here to learn the warning signs and appropriate accommodations for dysgraphia. Read on »
Web Semantics: Chinese digital dysgraphia by Robert D. M. Patient Expert Posted Mon 16 Aug 2010 10:05am Beyond The Beyond Just another WordPress weblog Web Semantics: Chinese digital dysgraphia *Nicholas Carr, a guy with a native genius for finding out that Google is making us stupid: http://www.roughtype.com/archives/2010/07/forgotten_chara.php “Forgotten characters ... Read on »
More Search Term Madness by patientanonymous Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 02 Aug 2010 12:00am Oh, dear.  Pretty slim pickins.  Although, it would appear that a lot of people think Dr.’s Ray Sahelian and Daniel Amen are quite the quacks! Once again, I’ll do my best, but people may find links to prior entries below a lot more entertaining.  A lot. my kid ate moldy bread Well, the good news is, if they had a bacterial infect ... Read on »
ADHD and Handwriting: What's the Connection? by Nicolas I. Patient Expert Posted Fri 01 May 2009 11:29pm 1 Comment The link between ADHD and Poor Handwriting (Dysgraphia): It has been well-known for years that individuals with ADHD are often more prone to problems with penmanship, that is, they have trouble producing legible handwriting. But why is this the case? There are several theories out there, and multiple studies showing how effective ADHD treatm ... Read on »
Advocacy and The Act of Out by patientanonymous Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 27 Jan 2010 12:00am Without question, this blog missive is not the first to be written regarding advocacy, mental illness and how out any of us are.  However, I’m going to bring it up again, based upon it happening to me (again.) We wrote an exam in class today–which I totally forgot about, as I was too panicky in reading a new chapter last night.  I was even ... Read on »