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lofran
lofran , Teacher asks:
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Does lack of fine motor development impact reading? I have heard there is a connection between lack of fine motor skills and dyslexia.

In Topics: Helping my child with reading, Dyslexia
> 60 days ago

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dgraab
dgraab , Parent writes:
Hi, Another JustAsk member asked a similar question that received an answer you may find relevant to your question as well:

http://www.education.com/question/midline-problem-reading/

It doesn't speak to dyslexia specifically, but it does reference cross-lateral motion and impact on reading.

Hope this helps!
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LDSolutions
LDSolutions , Child Professional writes:
What you are describing is referred to as DYSGRAPHIA.

 Dysgraphia is a learning disability that affects writing abilities. It can manifest itself as difficulties with spelling, poor handwriting and trouble putting thoughts on paper. Many students with dyslexia also have dysgraphia.  



For a more complete list of warning signs regarding dyslexia and dysgraphia go to:

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dgraab
dgraab , Parent writes:
The Education.com info center on dysgraphia (the inability to write, independent of the ability to read) is located here: http://www.education.com/topic/dysgraphia-children/
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