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Children with autism show specific handwriting impairments.

Authors
  • Fuentes, Christina T1
  • Mostofsky, Stewart H
  • Bastian, Amy J
  • 1 Department of Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Neurology
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - American Academy of Neurology
Publication Date
Nov 10, 2009
Volume
73
Issue
19
Pages
1532–1537
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1212/WNL.0b013e3181c0d48c
PMID: 19901244
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

We addressed how different elements of handwriting contribute to impairments observed in children with autism. Our results suggest that training targeting letter formation, in combination with general training of fine motor control, may be the best direction for improving handwriting performance in children with autism.

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