Great article from Decoding Georgia. A must read before you start communicating with the school about your desire for special education services.
Diana Hanbury King says, “because typing exercises the fingers and handwriting exercises the brain.” Diana Hanbury King and Kara Campbell at the Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators Annual Conference 2016.
Here’s the link to the research and some basic explanation.
A fantastic overview of the reading brain….Understanding dyslexia and the reading brain in kids .