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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] Up to 50% of dyspraxics have ADHD.[3]


See also

Motor skills disorder aka Motor dyspraxia


References

  1. Coleman,A F (2006). Oxford Dictionary of Psychology, 2nd ed. Oxford:OUP.
  2. A Life with Dyspraxia - What is Dyspraxia.
  3. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named pmid22186361

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