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The Roig Academy is among a specialized independent network of schools throughout the world that are designed for students with learning differences.


Why The Roig?

We understand that children with learning differences, such as Dyslexia and Dyscalculia, require teaching styles and methodologies that are not found in a typical classroom.

Educators at The Roig Academy have a thorough understanding of the learning differences that each of its students may be diagnosed with.

What is dysgraphia?

A specific learning disability that affects a person’s handwriting ability and fine motor skills. Problems may include illegible handwriting, inconsistent spacing, poor spatial planning on paper, poor spelling, and difficulty composing writing as well as thinking and writing at the same time.

Source: DSM-V

How do I know if my child may have dysgraphia?

A psychoeducational evaluation to discover and diagnosis any learning difference is strongly recommended. 

  • May have illegible printing and cursive writing (despite appropriate time and attention given to the task)
  • Shows inconsistencies: mixtures of print and cursive, upper and lower case, shapes or slant of letters
  • Inconsistent spacing between words and letters
  • Has unfinished words or letters, omitted words
  • Exhibits strange wrist, body or paper position
  • Has difficulty pre-visualizing letter formation
  • Copying or writing is slow or labored
  • Shows poor spatial planning on paper
  • Has cramped or unusual grip/may complain or a sore hand
  • Has great difficulty thinking and writing at the same time (taking notes, creative writing)

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