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September 13, 2012

Teaching Your Autistic Child to Write

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by KATHERINE | Autism United

When teaching handwriting to autistic children, it is important that you are aware of the issues that you and your child will face when learning how to write. Keep in mind that many autistic children have weak fine motor skills which makes it more difficult for them to learn the skill.

Here are some tips to help you teach handwriting to your child. With patience and these tips, your child will be able to learn this skill.

The first thing you need to do is to evaluate the level of your child’s fine motor skills. Check for activities that can help develop your child’s fine motor skills and try to include this in his daily activities. Some examples are: finger painting, squeezing stress balls, lacing beads on a string and even just playing with sand and water.  READ MORE >>


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