Written by James O'Keefe

Dysgraphia is a learning disability that affects writing abilities. It can manifest itself as difficulties with spelling, poor handwriting and trouble putting thoughts on paper. Because writing requires a complex set of motor and information processing skills, saying a student has dysgraphia is not sufficient. A student with disorders in written expression will benefit from specific accommodations inrepparttar learning environment, as well as additional practice learningrepparttar 109374 skills required to be an accomplished writer.

What arerepparttar 109375 warning signs of dysgraphia? Just having bad handwriting doesn't mean a person has dysgraphia. Since dysgraphia is a processing disorder, difficulties can change throughout a lifetime. However since writing is a developmental process -children learnrepparttar 109376 motor skills needed to write, while learningrepparttar 109377 thinking skills needed to communicate on paper - difficulties can also overlap.

If a person has trouble in any ofrepparttar 109378 areas below, additional help may be beneficial:

Tight, awkward pencil grip and body position

Illegible handwriting

Avoiding writing or drawing tasks

Tiring quickly while writing

Saying words out loud while writing

Avoiding writing or drawing tasks

Unfinished or omitted words in sentences

Difficulty organizing thoughts on paper

Difficulty with syntax structure and grammar

Large gap between written ideas and understanding demonstrated through speech

What strategies can help?

There are many ways to help a person with dysgraphia achieve success. Generally strategies fall into two categories:

Accommodations: providing alternatives to written expression

Remediation: providing instruction for improving handwriting and writing skills Each type of strategy should be considered when planning instruction and support. A person with dysgraphia will benefit from help from both specialists and those who are closest torepparttar 109379 person. Findingrepparttar 109380 most beneficial type of support is a process of trying different ideas and openly exchanging thoughts on what works best.

Below are some examples of how to teach individuals with dysgraphia to overcome some of their difficulties with written expression:

Early Writers -

·Use paper with raised lines for a sensory guide to staying withinrepparttar 109381 lines.

·Try different pens and pencils to find one that's most comfortable.

·Practice writing letters and numbers inrepparttar 109382 air with big arm movements to improve motor memory of these important shapes. Also practice letters and numbers with smaller hand or finger motions.

·Encourage proper grip, posture and paper positioning for writing. It's important to reinforce this early as it's difficult for students to unlearn bad habits later on.

·Use multi-sensory techniques for learning letters, shapes and numbers. For example, speaking through motor sequences, such as "b" is "big stick down, circle away from my body."

·Introduce a word processor on a computer early; however do not eliminate handwriting forrepparttar 109383 child. While typing can make it easier to write by alleviatingrepparttar 109384 frustration of forming letters, handwriting is a vital part of a person's ability to function inrepparttar 109385 world.

All You Need Is To Dream

Written by Ed Chew

All You Need Is To Dream

Have you ever dreamed of earning a SIX FIGURE INCOME someday? Bet some of you do. But only a handful of us would actually commit ourselves into making our dream comes true. Instead of committing to pursue our dream we often just sit back and do nothing about it.

"The future belongs to those who believe inrepparttar beauty of their dreams." Eleanor Roosevelt "

Well, for some people, earning a SIX FIGURE INCOME seems to be an impossible dream to attain. It appears that such belief is absolutely pessimistic. To earn a SIX FIGURE INCOME is possible and within our reach if we possessrepparttar 109373 fundamental understanding of how wealth is created and accumulated.

Byrepparttar 109374 same token,repparttar 109375 depth of our financial knowledge and planning will determine our financial future whether we will retire broke, debt-ridden or leave a huge amount of wealth for our dependence. The choice is ours because we arerepparttar 109376 navigator of our own destiny.

As Burke Hedgesrepparttar 109377 author ofrepparttar 109378 book The Parable ofrepparttar 109379 Pipeline eloquently writes , " becoming a millionaire is a matter of choice, not chance."

How To Achieve A Six Figure Iincome And Be Financially Free

Most of you must have heard of people saying; you either be a professional or run your own business to earn a SIX FIGURE INCOME. It is true to a certain extent however, a profession per se does not guarantee one a brighter financial future. Why? Because no matter how much we earn as an engineer, a manager, an accountant, an architect, etc. you will still depend on a paycheck or a fee for a living. Sorepparttar 109380 moment when we stop working, our income will stop flowing in.

Thus, being a professional with a big income is never going to make us financially free. He/she will never make his or her family safe and secure. Burke Hedges calls this group of people a "bucket carrier". He writes," as long as you carry buckets, you have to show up and dorepparttar 109381 work in order to get paid".

Sound familiar isn't it. This is howrepparttar 109382 rat-race world works. Instead of working forrepparttar 109383 money as Robert T. Kiyosakirepparttar 109384 author ofrepparttar 109385 best selling book Rich Dad and Poor Dad has pointed out, we should makerepparttar 109386 money work for us. A brilliant saying!

So how do we get out of this rat-race world? The answer is we need to start thinking on how to makerepparttar 109387 money work for us. Have you heard ofrepparttar 109388 concept of leverage? It is a concept that is widely applied in all fields of work includingrepparttar 109389 financial world. So what is it all about?

What is leveraging?

Leverage is a phenomenal concept that has been known to people throughoutrepparttar 109390 ages. The root ofrepparttar 109391 word leverage, lever is originated from an old French word that means, "to make lighter." Say, if we want to move an object, which is many times heavier than us, what do we do? That's right. We place a rigid bar on a pivot to lever it andrepparttar 109392 object becomes so light that even a child can lift it easily.

" Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall moverepparttar 109393 world." - Archimedes

This isrepparttar 109394 power of leverage. In today's financial world, we applyrepparttar 109395 same principle of leverage to time and money, andrepparttar 109396 outcomes are exponential. Leverage allows people to work smarter, not harder, and it isrepparttar 109397 reason behindrepparttar 109398 creation of so many millionaires inrepparttar 109399 last century.

Leverage: The Source of Residual Income

Residual income, which is also known as passive or recurring income, is an income that will continuously generates inflow of money to us afterrepparttar 109400 initial effort that we have put to work or money we have invested in an investment fund. Alternatively, if you are an inventor, your residual incomes will basically derived fromrepparttar 109401 rights and patents of something you have invented and used by others. The same goes to an artist or a musician.

Two Types of Leveraging

Leveraging Money

Have you heard of Warren Buffet? Yes,repparttar 109402 second richest man inrepparttar 109403 world and a legendary figure inrepparttar 109404 stock market that earn six figure income by leveraging other people's money and as result he made himself and his investors rich inrepparttar 109405 course.

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