Give your students the tools to change how they approach writing

Overcome the fear of writing by understanding how the brain works

Change their Brain

Change their Body

Change their Spirit

Dotterer Educational Consulting provides professional development to improve writing skills through efficient lesson planning for regular education classrooms.


Designing inclusive lesson plans that promote writing skills for all students.


Designing programs that facilitate co-teaching in regular education classrooms.


Designing home programs that help their students complete homework without tears.

Let your conversation be always filled with grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone. ~Colossians 4:6

Create a better educational experience in your classroom

Improve Proficiency

Seventy-five percent of fourth graders are writing at a basic, rather than proficient, level. Both neuroscience and positive psychology emphasize the importance of the social-emotional connection to learning as a way of overcoming any difficulties.

Boost Engagement

It is crucial to instill lifelong learning by emphasizing autonomy and creativity. Utilize unconventional methods to increase student involvement and revolutionize your learning environment through an integrated, interdisciplinary strategy across all areas of study.

Transform Lives

Be the educator, occupational therapist, or parent that looks beyond the surface of the student. Create a foundation for them to excel in their studies, no matter what grade level they are at. Most importantly, become the one person they will always remember fondly from their childhood

Meet Cheri

Occupational Therapist

Battling writing challenges firsthand, Cheri has emerged as a global authority, pioneering innovative, neuroscience-backed strategies to overcome dysgraphia seamlessly within the classroom setting. Author of “Handwriting Brain-Body DisConnect” and contributor to seminal works, she’s set to release “Math DYS-connected,” co-authored with Jonily Zupancic. She owns Dotterer Educational Consulting and The Writing Glitch Podcast. Living with her husband and son, Cheri’s experiences fuel her passion to revolutionize learning. They also have a daughter in grad school.

Aristotle said, “Courage is the first human virtue because it makes all others possible.”

From my heroes, Esther and Mordecai

You were put with the specific children you have been placed with for such a time as this.

Be blessed by them. Bless them.

Cheri is a…

… Speaker


Keynote presentations are designed to provide an overview of dysgraphia and discuss interventions to support it.


These all day events contain the definition, evaluation, intervention, and outcome measures to support dysgraphia.

Breakout Session

The sessions introduce targeted daily interventions to benefit all students.

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… Author

Ranked in Amazon’s top 100 for Handwriting Reference and Learning Disability, Handwriting Brain-Body DisConnect helps child development professionals better understand their students who struggle with handwriting.

This groundbreaking book helps them understand how many students suffer daily because they struggle with handwriting.

From Response to Intervention to the Individualized Education Program, this book provides strategies readers can use at a moment’s notice.

Your book is one of the most used resources in my school based practice.


Occupational Therapist

Routledge International Handbook of Visual-motor skills, handwriting, and Spelling
The Routledge International Handbook of Visual-motor skills, Handwriting, and Spelling explores the potentially controversial field of early literacy education. It aims to offer scholars and practitioners an analysis of how and why handwriting skills benefit early literacy learning, especially spelling acquisition, and how this can enrich experiences for children and educators.

… Podcast Host

Tune in to The Writing Glitch to hear experts worldwide share how to engage kids in learning. Learn from clinical psychologists, social workers, occupational therapists, and teachers. 

Interviews are released twice per month.

**Check out August 2023 for a special back-to-school series called the Emotional Kids Summit. We released an episode every M-F that month focusing on how emotion IMPACTs kids’ ability to learn.

If you are looking for interventions that IMPACT kids’ learning, check out The Writing Glitch Pocket Cast, where Cheri, your host, drops an idea to enhance your Learning Toolbox.


… Course Creator

Get your Dysgraphia Certification

Coming Soon…      Math DYSconnected book and course

Take the Introductory Webinar

How to IMPACT writing proficiency and engagement across the lifespan using neuro-based strategies

Take Courses

Contact hours provided for DOE and NBCOT.

Self-study or group sessions are available.


Get Certified

Certification requires a year-long practicum. The Dysgraphia Disscussion Group is the program to join if your desire is certification.

If I need help, Cheri is always accessible. That is what makes her unique and appreciated.


OT, Seasoned Therapist

I found that your course made it easier to explain dysgraphia to others.


OT, Sensory Processing Specialist

I use it in my instruction as an adjunct professor.


OT, Private Practice Therapist

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