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What is Dyspraxia?

Some children, despite adequate teaching, a stimulating environment and generally normal intellect, have difficulty with movement and specific aspects of learning.

Dyspraxia is a difficulty with thinking, planning and carrying out sensory / motor tasks.

DSM IV

  • Motor coordination difficulties impact on daily functioning and / or academic ability
  • Not due to a learning disability
  • Not due to an underlying medical disorder
  • Not associated with Autistic Spectrum Disorder or other syndromes

DCD vs. Dyspraxia

  • Dyspraxia is only one feature of DCD there are many more.

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