All about writing disabilities and dysgraphia: The truth about scrawling and scribbling

Humankind underwent an unimaginable transformation in the last millennium. The Science Museum of London, England estimates that we communicated using language as much as 100,000 years ago. Historians posit that prior to the development of language, humans communicated through writing. Yet, many brilliant people over the centuries with dysgraphia and writing disabilities prospered, succeeded, and showed […]

I Write, Therefore I Am: Assistive Technology Bridges The Handwriting Gap

By Paul Lewin As technology advances, there is help available for those suffering from impairments related to writing. Dyslexia, for example, creates problems for young people learning to write. When others can’t understand what they express with pencil and paper, their broader educational interests may be stifled.  In the context of social communication, writing is […]

How to use 3D pens (with quick-start guide and reviews!)

Three-dimensional pens are 3d printers you can hold in your hand, while they can be held in your hand in much the same way as a Waterman fountain pen – that’s where the similarities end. They do come with a fairly steep learning curve (and a steep price on some models too), but the results […]

12 apps to help you banish writer’s block

Writer’s block has been documented for many centuries, but the term itself was first described in 1947 by psychoanalyst Edmund Bergler. Writer’s block is a common phenomenon characterized by the inability to produce new work or come up with original ideas. If you’ve ever experienced writer’s block you know how frustrating it is staring at a […]

ASUS Stylus Pen Review: Our Top 3 Picks

Stylus pens are back, and in a big way. Although poorly implemented with PalmPilot and other personal digital assistant (PDA) devices in 1997, today’s touchpad, tablet, and hybrid convertible computers have breathed new life into a once-promising yet unfulfilled concept. When it comes to touchpads and hybrid computing, ASUS easily ranks among the best in […]