Dysgraphia in West Greenwich

Chiropractic West Greenwich RI Dysgraphia

Here in West Greenwich, our certified doctors at Chiropractic Neurology Center can help you or a loved one who is struggling with Dysgraphia in West Greenwich. With our cutting-edge technology, we will perform the proper test you need for a better way of life.     

What is Dysgraphia in West Greenwich?

Dysgraphia is a neurological disorder that generally appears when children are first learning to write. It can appear as difficulties with spelling and/or trouble putting thoughts on paper.  Early treatment can help prevent or reduce problems. Dysgraphia is shown to be a neurological dysfunction that makes writing skills difficult for a person. It’s estimated that 5 to 20 percent of all children have some type of writing deficit like dysgraphia. Dysgraphia and other learning disorders, like dyslexia and dyscalculia, are common in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD or ADD); Up to half of children with ADHD in the U.S. have a learning disorder.

Dysgraphia Symptoms

  • Trouble forming letter shapes
  • Tight, awkward, or painful grip on a pencil
  • Difficulty following a line or staying within margins
  • Having a hard time translating ideas to writing
  • Poor legibility of handwriting
  • Frequent erasing
  • Poor spelling, including unfinished words or missing words or letters
  • Slow while copying
  • Mixed up lowercase and uppercase letters
  • Frequent redirecting
  • Poor attention to details

How Can We Help?

For some people, occupational therapy and motor skills training can help improve their writing ability. For others, it remains a lifelong challenge. Dysgraphia is known to be caused  and made worse by underlying brain irregularities indicating neurological dysfunction. Chronic stress can make the brain wave pattern greater, in return making the Dysgraphia worse. Scientists have identified the brain pattern used when a person has a strong cognitive functions in all areas. A Qeeg brain map can identify if the brain is suffering from a neurological dysfunction pattern that is causing the person’s symptoms. Neurofeedback Therapy is a clinically proven, drug free, painless, non-invasive treatment that can improve the brain pattern toward the more optimal one proven to be symptom-free.




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