clumsy child syndrome


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A term referring to a child whose fine and/or gross motor skills are immature, erratic, slow, imprecise; neurologic exam is normal; children may have cognitive or perceptual problems due to learning disabilities
Types Construction dyspraxia, dressing dyspraxia, ideational dyspraxia, ideomotor dyspraxia, oromotor dyspraxia

clumsy child syndrome

Dyspraxia Pediatric neurology A child whose fine and/or gross motor skills are immature, erratic, slow, imprecise; neurologic exam is normal; children may have cognitive or perceptual problems due to learning disabilities Types Constructional, dressing, ideational, ideomotor, oromotor dyspraxias. Cf Cerebral palsy.
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The condition used to be referred to as clumsy child syndrome.
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