Dysgraphia Information Page | National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke - dysgraphia in adults

Category

Fact sheet: Dysgraphia, a co-morbid disorder associated with Autism Spectrum Disorders dysgraphia in adults


Since so many adults with dysgraphia remain undiagnosed, it’s difficult to estimate just how many are living with the condition. In children, the rate is often estimated between 4 and 20 percent — and since dysgraphia can’t be outgrown, just as many adults are living with this learning disability.Author: Devon Frye.

Dysgraphia is a learning disability that results in unusual and distorted handwriting. Writing homework can be challenging for kids with the condition. WebMD explains the signs and strategies to help.Author: Kelli Miller.

Recognizing dysgraphia in adults. Many adults who are living with undiagnosed dysgraphia have developed coping strategies to help them get by at work and at school. They might avoid taking pen and paper notes and prefer to type on a computer or use a smartphone instead.

In some cases, this leads to adults with dysgraphia struggling with self-esteem or feelings of inferiority — feelings that an accurate diagnosis can help put a stop to. But a diagnosis can bring more than just relief — it can also open the doorway to accommodations at work, occupational therapy, and .