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'''Dyspraxia''' is a [[movement disorder]] in which there is difficulty in performing [[movements]], but which is not caused by sensory of motor deficits<ref>Coleman,A F (2006). Oxford Dictionary of Psychology, 2nd ed. Oxford:OUP. </ref>
 
'''Dyspraxia''' is a [[movement disorder]] in which there is difficulty in performing [[movements]], but which is not caused by sensory of motor deficits<ref>Coleman,A F (2006). Oxford Dictionary of Psychology, 2nd ed. Oxford:OUP. </ref>
   
Its most usual form is [[developmental dyspraxia]] beginning in childhood that can affect planning of movements and co-ordination as a result of brain messages not being accurately transmitted to the body.<ref>{{cite web |url=http://alifewithdyspraxia.webs.com/whatisdyspraxia.htm |title= A Life with Dyspraxia - What is Dyspraxia |work= |accessdate=}}</ref> Up to 50% of dyspraxics have [[Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder|ADHD]].<ref name="pmid22186361"/>
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Its most usual form is [[developmental dyspraxia]] beginning in childhood that can affect planning of movements and co-ordination as a result of brain messages not being accurately transmitted to the body.<ref>{{cite web |url=http://alifewithdyspraxia.webs.com/whatisdyspraxia.htm |title= A Life with Dyspraxia - What is Dyspraxia |work= |accessdate=}}</ref>
 
   
   

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Dyspraxia is a movement disorder in which there is difficulty in performing movements, but which is not caused by sensory of motor deficits[1]

Its most usual form is developmental dyspraxia beginning in childhood that can affect planning of movements and co-ordination as a result of brain messages not being accurately transmitted to the body.[2]


See alsoEdit

Motor skills disorder aka Motor dyspraxia


ReferencesEdit

  1. Coleman,A F (2006). Oxford Dictionary of Psychology, 2nd ed. Oxford:OUP.
  2. A Life with Dyspraxia - What is Dyspraxia.

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