Category: Handwriting Problems

What an Advert for Assistive Technology! – Dysgraphia, Dyslexia

You couldn’t get a better advert than this for Assistive Technology (AT) could you? It is often such a fight to get teachers to allow students to use the Assistive Technology (AT) that the pupil needs because of his dyslexia, dysgraphia etc. But just look at...

Scientists confirm that it’s better to let children learn through play

I have always believed that children learn better through play.  Get out there and let them play!! “Scientists have recently determined that it takes approximately 400 repetitions to create a new synapse in the brain – unless it is done with play, in which case, it...

Surgery students ‘losing dexterity to stitch patients’

Surgery students ‘losing dexterity to stitch patients’. This is a very serious state of affairs when surgeons are saying that their students have lost the dexterity for stitching or sewing up patients. ‘Screen time’ must be causing one of the...