Clarisse Marquis Colvard earned her Doctorate of Speech-Language Pathology in 2018. She has over 40 years' experience as a speech language pathologist. Clarisse developed the speech-language pathology program at Thomason Hospital in 1991 and in 1994 she founded the Silva Clinic, an outpatient clinical habilitation and rehabilitation center serving all ages and demographics. Clarisse and her colleagues continue to provide individualized speech-language pathology services which empower the patient and family and facilitate excellent patient outcomes.
WRITTEN EXPRESSIVE LANGUAGE
Sometimes referred to as Dysgraphia
Dysgraphia is a term used for problems with writing (encoding); it can occur alone but often accompanies dyslexia.
Dysgraphia encompasses both motoric and linguistic-cognitive aspects of writing; linguistic-cognitive aspects are involved in the writing process and the writing product
Pattern of difficulty in letter formation, sequencing, and spelling
Difficulty may be secondary to issues with letter formation, sequencing, and spelling
Dysgraphia, as it relates to the writing process, involves difficulty planning, drafting, reflecting on, revising, and editing one's writing
Poor discourse planning and organization
Disorders of Reading and Writing (asha.org)