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handwriting

(hand′rīt″ing)
1. The writing of letters, numbers, words, or symbols with a handheld pen or pencil.
2. Penmanship. Flawed penmanship is characteristic of several childhood learning disorders and of some adult illnesses, such as the micrographia of Parkinson's disease.
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Does handwriting today matter as much as this listing suggests it may have mattered to Johnson?
Last year, the same administrator reminded me of the conversation and stated that the hospital needed my help--putting "all" hospital records and procedures into computerized form had not entirely eliminated handwriting.
The impact of handwriting goes far beyond medical error.
People who seek my help for hand writing (or who send a child, student, or employee to me for help) usually see their/others' handwriting problems as arising only from factors related to faulty training and/or a disability of some kind.
I began understanding the situation differently when I heard one student's chance comment: "I realize I need to change this [pattern of poor writing], but I know I can't really change this because my handwriting is me.
Example: 36-year-old "Dave" asked for ways to correct his serious handwriting errors, which (according to his statement and that of his employer) interfered with the successful performance of his job.
To test firsthand the accuracy of handwriting analysis, the embezzler's handwritten notes were sent to a handwriting analysis firm that knew nothing about the theft.
Security management can use the psychological profiles generated from a handwriting analysis as both preventive and reactive instrument to
Graphology, or handwriting analysis, is the study of handwriting shapes and pattern to determine the personality and behavior of the writer.
By implementing a specially designed computer system known as CHAPS (Computerized Handwriting Analysis Profiling Systems), greater reliability, accuracy, and speed were achieved than seen previously using graphologists.
A great deal of media coverage has been focused in recent years on the growing use of handwriting analysis in the corporate world.
Handwriting analysis for employment screening and assessment and team-building purposes is reported to be spreading throughout corporate America; an estimated 5,000 companies currently use the service.