by Kristen Ferguson

INFO from the SENCO

What is Dysgraphia?

Definition: Dysgraphia can appear as difficulties with spelling and/or trouble putting thoughts on paper. Dysgraphia is a neurological disorder that generally appears when children are first learning to write. Experts are not sure what causes it, but early treatment can help prevent or reduce problems

What is Dysgraphia? (video)

Parent Checklist - click on the link for a quick Dysgraphia checklist that you can do. Please contact me or your child's teacher if you have any concerns.

Dysgraphia (article from SPELD NZ) - This website will give you further information on Dysgraphia and an opportunity to download an information pack if you want more information about SPELD and what it has to offer. 

Who can help my child? - If you would like to get help for your child outside of what the school can provide, below is a list of outside agencies in Dunedin that offer assessments and tutoring for children with Dysgraphia.

reThink Children's Therapy

SPELD NZ

In2Learning

Please don't hesitate to contact me if you have any questions or would like more information - kferguson@kaikorai.school.nz

Kristen Ferguson (SENCO)