How to help a child with dyspraxia in the classroom.
Dyspraxia and Reading and Writing. Thursday 4th September 2014 by Rachel Harrison. The Dyspraxia Foundation says there may be a range of co-occurring difficulties with dyspraxia which can include articulation and speech, perception and thought. There can also be difficulties with reading, spelling and writing. Reading and spelling.
Sonocent recorder (Apple and Android, free) lets children record themselves reading aloud and then edit out the bad bits which get fewer over time. They can also record notes for an essay so the brainstorming is separated from the writing process. Another approach is to use speech to text apps such as Dragon Dictation (Apple and Android, free).
Therefore dyspraxia affects how a person plans what to do and how they do it. It is associated with problems relating to perception, language and thought. Dyspraxia is thought to affect up to 10% of the population and up to 2% severely. Males are four times more likely to be affected than females. Dyspraxia can run in families.
One of the best ways to facilitate writing when a child has dyspraxia is to teach touch-typing on a computer keyboard. Typing without looking at the keyboard is a process that automatizes the translation of thoughts and ideas into written language and removes the struggles dyspraxic kids face with letter formation, gripping a writing utensil and spacing words on a page.
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Jan 25, 2015 - Dyspraxia is associated with poor hand-eye coordination, so difficulty with the mechanics of handwriting is common. Someone with dyspraxia is also likely to have problems with language and thought, so it could be a challenge to develop a considered, logical piece of writing.
Hi MrsL, my ds has mild dyspraxia that affects his handwriting and the quality of his written work compared to his verbal abilities has really been affected. His writing is slow, effortfull, messy and some of his letters are formed wrong.