Ask an expert
Question

14 Mar 2003

Daughter left then right
My daughter started Grade 1 and is really battling to write/draw. When she grew up, she could not decide whether she was left or right. Now her left hand seems to be the dominant hand.
Her writing is very bad/slow compared to the other children in her class.

Any idea how to rectify this problem or from who can I get professional help. ?

Answer 379 views
Expert
CyberDoc
CyberDoc

01 Jan 0001

Walmer, the best would be to take her to an occupational therapist for a proper evaluation. She will then tell you whether your daughter just needs to practice more or if there is a problem. Good luck.
The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical examination, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.
Voting Booth
Have you entered our Health of the Nation survey?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
Yes
33% - 9323 votes
No
67% - 18743 votes
Vote