Alternate Names : Written expression disorder
Disorder of written expression is a childhood condition which involves poor writing skills.
Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors
Although no body-wide (systemic) studies have been conducted to determine how common this disorder is, it is thought to be about as common as learning and reading disorders.
This disorder appears by itself or along with other learning disabilities such as:
- Reading disorder
- Expressive language disorder
- Mathematics disorder
- Developmental coordination disorder
Review Date : 10/18/2008
Reviewed By : David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.
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