Children with autism show specific handwriting impairments.

@article{Fuentes2009ChildrenWA,
  title={Children with autism show specific handwriting impairments.},
  author={Christina T. Fuentes and Stewart H. Mostofsky and Amy J. Bastian},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={2009},
  volume={73 19},
  pages={1532-7}
}
BACKGROUND Handwriting skills, which are crucial for success in school, communication, and building children's self-esteem, have been observed to be poor in individuals with autism. Little information exists on the handwriting of children with autism, without delineation of specific features that can contribute to impairments. As a result, the specific aspects of handwriting in which individuals with autism demonstrate difficulty remain unknown. METHODS A case-control study of handwriting… CONTINUE READING
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