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Trouble writing stories

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The picture shows results for three topics: difficulty calming down with a score of 78 (Slightly High), tantrums or metldowns with a score of 40 (Typical) and crying with a score of 8 (Low)

Other symptoms or behaviors to look for with Trouble writing stories

When parents mention Trouble writing stories they also mention these other symptoms:

SymptomFrequencyNumber of mentions
Difficulty with self-expression or communicating needsOften1 mention

Characteristics of Trouble writing stories

How common is Trouble writing stories?

Across kids of all ages represented on Sleuth, 18.78% of parents surveyed by Sleuth say their kids have Trouble writing stories.

Percentage of kids with Trouble writing stories by year of age


This is based on a survey of 458 children on Sleuth. The plot shows the percentage of parents who rated their child’s Trouble writing stories “Moderate”, “Severe”, or “Very Severe” among kids in different age groups.


SeverityPercent of ChildrenTotal Mentions
Very Severe


20 mentions


21 mentions


45 mentions


58 mentions
Not at All


314 mentions

Discussion of Trouble writing stories

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