For adults and children, Dysgraphia is a term used to describe difficulties with putting their thoughts onto paper. Problems with writing can include difficulties with spelling, grammar, punctuation, and handwriting.
While formal diagnosis of handwriting disability is typically performed by an Occupational Therapist, Kathryn has experience with initial classroom instruction in handwriting. In addition, she has extensive experience with the instruction and intervention support for students across K-12 with difficulties related to spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
Dysgraphia Help While At School
The skills of spelling, grammar and punctuation, along with sentence structure are language skills known as morphology, syntax, and semantics. Kathryn has experience supporting school age students to become competent writers of narrative and academic texts, such as essays to the NSW HSC. In addition, she is highly competent with the utilisation of assistive technology to support writing.
Kathryn has extensive experience in the application process for HSC Disability Provisions and has supported many students to successfully obtain their required support for their final year examinations.