High Prevalence of Dysgraphia in Elementary Through High School Students With ADHD and Autism

  title={High Prevalence of Dysgraphia in Elementary Through High School Students With ADHD and Autism},
  author={Susan D Mayes and Rosanna P Breaux and Susan L. Calhoun and S S Frye},
  journal={Journal of Attention Disorders},
  pages={787 - 796}
Objective:Prevalence of dysgraphia by age across all grade levels was determined in students with ADHD or autism. Method: Referred children with normal intelligence and ADHD–Combined, ADHD–Inattentive, or autism (N = 1,034) were administered the Developmental Test of Visual-Motor Integration (VMI) and Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC). Results: VMI and WISC Coding scores were significantly lower than IQ and the normal mean of 100 for all diagnoses. More than half (59%) had… Expand
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