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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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Ahmad said samples of Abdul Razak's handwriting were obtained at the interrogation room in Bukit Aman.
Students are expected to know how to write legibly in cursive by 5th grade, while younger students will start learning handwriting in 2nd grade.
However, the Bench also observed that it would be impossible for the court to summon doctors in each and every case to read their handwriting on medical reports, as reported by New Indian Express .
He said by just looking at someone's handwriting, a graphologist can identify the person's basic temperament, emotional stability, stamina and energy, learning styles, driving forces, inhibiting factors, fears, response to pressure, integrity, social preferences, aptitudes and manual dexterity.
This problem is compounded by a generalized turning away from handwriting in our lives outside the classroom.
Factors both intrinsic and extrinsic to the student impact the acquisition of handwriting skills (van der Merwe, Smit, & Vlok, 2011).
A number of recent studies note that handwriting is 'found to promote letter recognition, reading, and writing performance' (Kiefer & Velay, 2016, p.
On the other hand though, handwriting has been proven by countless educational and psychological studies to be closely linked with learning to read since the physical, fine-motor movement of creating letters in organised joined-up ways ignites the parts of the brain associated with reading.
However, despite increased use of computers for writing, the skill of handwriting remains important in education, employment and in everyday life," she noted.
proposed, the method to detect Amazigh handwriting recognition method.
Listed by a moderator, Redditors are told that this is not the place for asking for handwriting help -- for that, people can go to the " Handwriting" subreddit.
Despite advances in technology and computer use within schools, a considerable portion of the school day in Australia is comprised of handwriting tasks (Graham et al., 2008; Marr, Cermak, Cohn, & Henderson, 2003; Ziviani & Watson-Will, 1998).