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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.

International Dyslexia Association

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

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

What is Dysgraphia?

what to do when your child has a learning disabilityA 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

 

The Signs & Symptoms of Dysgraphia in Children

  • 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 ltters
  • 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 panning on paper
  • Has cramped or unusual grip/may complain or sore hand
  • Has great difficulty thinking and writing at the same time (taking notes, creative writing)

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