By: Integrated Learning Strategies
Bad handwriting can be a sign of a learning disability, such as Dysgraphia, which requires organization of thoughts and the ability to express ideas on paper.
What Is Dysgraphia? Dysgraphia is a learning disability that affects processing in a child's brain that involves the skills needed to write. It can affect one or more of the following abilities: organizing thoughts, expressing ideas, forming letters and numbers, spelling correctly, and fine motor control.
Handwriting exercises help children form letters, words and sentences, helping them communicate and express their ideas.