Monthly archives for December, 2014

Why do some children reverse letters?

December 30, 2014 | STABILO


When you hold an object, no matter which way you look at it, it is the same. However, letters change depending on which way you write them. For example, if you reflect a ‘d’ it becomes a ‘b’, with an entirely different shape and sound. Young children can struggle with deciphering these changes, and reversing letters is a common problem in the [...]

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Handwriting support for dyslexia

December 19, 2014 | STABILO


Dyslexia literally means 'difficulty with words' in Greek and occurs independently of intelligence. People with dyslexia often have difficulties with processing information. As a result, coordinating the cognitive, linguistic and motor processes in order to translate the pattern of written letters and numbers to recreate them on paper is some [...]

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Handwriting movements

December 4, 2014 | STABILO


Your child’s fine motor skills develop as their body gains stability, coordination and spatial awareness. In order to engage with activities, your child needs to have the balance and stability to keep one part of their body still while another part moves; for example, sitting on the floor and playing with building blocks. (more…)

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