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A neurological disorder marked by impairment of the ability to write, especially to write by hand and to spell. It can occur as the result of brain damage or in association with learning disabilities.

[New Latin : dys- + Greek -graphiā, -graphy.]

dys·graph′ic adj.
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(dɪsˈɡræfɪk) med
a person who suffers from dysgraphia
relating to dysgraphia
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Author(s) Country Sample Sanders EA, United States 25 dysgraphic children, 60 Berninger VW, dyslexic children and 18 Abbott RD children with oral language (2017) (7) disabilities.
"People that I have connected with otherwise who know what I do will just message me and say, 'Hey, I have this child who is dyslexic or dysgraphic and needs some support.
Handwriting development in grade 2 and grade 3 primary school children with normal, at risk, or dysgraphic characteristics.
The "objectual" (oggettuale) composition of reality then becomes dyslexic and dysgraphic, but its tendency to be the protagonist does not, in any way, get lessened.