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Two Sided Issue- Coordination Difficulty

Dovi, 7 years old, is having trouble in school. His handwriting is sloppy and often illegible and he complains that his hand hurts when he writes. He mixes up similar letters, such as lowercase B and D or gimmel and…

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Don’t Look Down- Gravitational Insecurity

Atara is a 2nd grader who hated recess. She refused to go on the swings or down slides, complained to her teacher that all the playground equipment was ‘too scary,’ and even went so far as to stay at her…

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Seeking Input- Decreased Spatial Awareness

Natalie is an adorable four-year-old girl. Her mother is concerned because Natalie is always bumping into people and furniture, falls frequently and occasionally even crashes into walls. Natalie is always touching things as she encounters them and often lies down…

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Say What? Auditory Processing Disorder

Symptoms Joshua could not function in his 5th grade classroom. Whenever his teacher issued instructions like, “Take out your pencil and start working on your worksheet,” Joshua appeared “spaced out” and seemed to ignore the instructions completely. Joshua’s apparent disregard…

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Shouldering The Burden- Handwriting Difficulty

Ayala was a bright, articulate, and spunky first grader, but she had a terrible handwriting. Her classmates were learning to write full sentences, both in print and script, but Ayala could hardly write at all. When she started writing, her…

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At the Core of the Matter- Gross Motor Difficulty

Symptoms Jacob is friendly, sociable 4th grader. Although he has many friends and is socially successful, Jacob refuses to play sports during recess. While his classmates play tag, basketball or football, Jacob sits at his desk in the empty classroom.…

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