New pen designed to improve handwriting for people with Parkinson’s

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Author: AdminPublished: 12 April 2015

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The handwriting disorder ‘micrographia’ is a common symptom of Parkinson’s where the patient’s handwriting gets smaller and smaller as they write, to the point when it’s no longer legible.

This often results in the loss of the everyday usefulness and simple pleasure of writing – from to-do lists to birthday day cards for loved ones.

But a new pen, which has been shown in tests to help people with Parkinson’s overcome their micrographia, offers fresh hope that the gift of writing may be restored to many.

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  • Cheryl Troup

    Loss of my pretty writing has changed my life. :-* am frustrated that I can’t write my own checks or receive a package without the postman helping. Writing letters was so enjoyable. Computers just aren’t my style. I miss handwriting very much and would like to hear about this new pen. Thanks for anything you have about this new device.

  • Cheryl Troup

    So how do I get one?

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