Disablities & Mental Health Issues
Dyspraxia is a brain-based motor disorder. It affects fine and gross motor skills, motor planning, and coordination. It’s not related to intelligence, but it can sometimes affect cognitive skills.
Dyspraxia is sometimes used interchangeably withdevelopmental coordination disorder. While some doctors may consider these separate conditions, due to a lack of formal definition, others consider them the same.
Children born with dyspraxia may be late to reachdevelopmental milestones. They also have trouble with balance and coordination.
Into adolescence and adulthood, symptoms of dyspraxia can lead to learning difficulties andlow self-esteem.
Dyspraxia is a lifelong condition. There’s currently no cure, but there are therapies that can help you effectively manage the disorder.
Dyspraxia symptoms in children
If your baby has dyspraxia, you might noticedelayed milestonessuch as lifting the head, rolling over, andsitting up, though children with this condition may eventually…
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