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Webinar: Cheri Dotterer, MS, OTR/L

Dysgraphia? What is it anyway?

This was a live webinar with Cheri Dotterer, MS, OTR/L and Dysgraphia Life that took place on June 23, 2021. The full recording is archived below - click here

Is illegible handwriting why your child is failing school? Could the illegibility be a symptom of something else? In this presentation, learn how to differentiate dysgraphia in your discussions with the IEP team members.


Cheri Dotterer, MS, OTR/L is an international speaker, author, and consultant who equips educators and therapists to help students succeed in school by overcoming the social-emotional trauma associated with illegible handwriting and dysgraphia.

Her book, Handwriting Brain-Body DisConnect, has remained in the Top 100 on Amazon since publication in Handwriting Reference and Learning Disabilities. It was also a Top 10 Finalist in the Author Academy Awards in 2019.

Being an occupational therapist for 25 years, she has worked in many concentration areas. It wasn't until starting her own private practice that she found her passion. She has been an adjunct instructor at Penn State, Alvernia, and Misericordia Universities and has guest lectured at several other colleges throughout her career. She lives with her husband of 30 years. They have two adult children. She and her team seek to synthesize best practices surrounding dysgraphia, build community across all disciplines working with the students, and transform personal perspectives to empower lifelong learners.

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