The micro-pathways weren't complete! Like a roof with holes, the missing micro-pathways cannot form the macro-unit of writing.
For instance, the process of writing entails over 23 micro-pathways. You can't reach the goal of a complete macro-unit without the smaller, more intense, micro-pathways. Don't settle for micro-pieces and mismatched skills that aren't coordinated to work together in a comprehensive manner. Piecemeal doesn't work!
Since almost every subject requires the writing of some sort, including math, it is crucial that students overcome dysgraphia!
Lisa gives you the detailed micro-pathways to take a struggling writer and teach him how to write successfully, which is the macro-unit.
Some students reverse letters and words, which causes a difficult time with reading and spelling. Other kids reverse numbers, which affects math.
Some students do both, which causes a lot of problems as far as learning goes.
If you have a child who is reversing numbers, it is overwhelming when you try to explain math to him. But before you get frustrated, take a peek inside of the child's brain.
Can you imagine trying to add or subtract when the numbers and columns are moving? Can you imagine trying to multiply and divide when you start out seeing a number 9 and the next time you look at it, it's a 6?
This is what these students are up against, and the real travesty occurs with the amount of help these kids are getting. Telling them to try harder and do the problem over is not going to fix how they perceive numbers. Having them do forty problems for extra practice will not help them, especially when the numbers keep changing in their brains. Adding work only adds to their problem.
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One in five has dyslexia. If a student has dyslexia, then images and sounds are not perceived correctly. These students are often misdiagnosed with ADD/ADHD or other learning problems and are often placed on harsh medications or other treatments that don't work. It doesn't have to be that way.
"Waiting for a student to outgrow dyslexia is like waiting for a child to outgrow cancer." ~Lisa Harp, dyslexia specialist