Disorder of Written Expression
Disorder of written expression is a type of learning disability in which a person’s writing ability falls substantially below normally expected range based on the individual’s age, educational background, and measured intelligence.
Wiki Number: W064
Diagnosis: Disorder of Written Expression
World Patients :
Symptoms: writing disability where it falls substantially below normal expected range
Causes: may also have dyslexia, dyscalculia (math difficulties) or behavior difficulties as learning difficulties
Therapies: must support the child or adult positively to reduce fears of shame at previously-poor performances
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- Parenting under pressure: A mixed-methods investigation of the impact of COVID-19 on family lifeby Kristen A Chu on October 13, 2021
CONCLUSIONS: both parents and children reported reduced wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Future research should focus on identifying how to fulfill children's social needs and lessen caregivers' burdens during this time.
- Validation of an Ultrashort Screening Tool for Specific Learning Disorder Among School-Going Childrenby Deenu Chacko on September 29, 2021
CONCLUSIONS: ELD tool seems highly useful as a screening instrument for detecting SLD; it is simple, easy to remember, and easy to administer.
- Executive functions and writing skills in children with and without ADHDby Elia F Soto on September 27, 2021
CONCLUSION: These findings suggest multiple pathways to writing skill difficulties in children with ADHD, while suggesting that their overt behavioral symptoms may be less involved in their writing difficulties than their underlying neurocognitive vulnerabilities. (PsycInfo Database Record (c) 2021 APA, all rights reserved).
- Effects of a Written Expression-Based Positive Psychological Intervention on the Psychological Status of Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Randomized Controlled Trialby Xingchen Shang on September 24, 2021
This prospective parallel-group controlled trial explored the effects of a written expression-based positive psychological intervention on the psychological status of patients with inflammatory bowel disease. Primary outcomes were anxiety, depression, hope, optimism, and subjective well-being, assessed at 8 weeks. Secondary outcomes were coping mode, quality of life at 8 weeks, and patient feedback. Sixty-eight volunteer patients meeting inclusion criteria were recruited from a hospital in China...