developmental dyspraxia


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developmental dyspraxia

a disorder of sensory integration characterized by an impaired ability to plan skilled, nonhabitual coordinated movements.
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Developmental dyspraxia is a misunderstood condition, sometimes cruelly labelled "clumsy child syndrome".
At just 18-months-old, Kevin showed the first signs of learning difficulties, which were later diagnosed as developmental dyspraxia.
Later chapters are devoted to mood and anxiety disorders, eating and sleep disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, ADD and ADHD, and developmental dyspraxia.
Books like Madeleine Portwood's Developmental Dyspraxia offer exercises which parents or carers can do at home without paying thousands of pounds for a course of treatment.
DEVELOPMENTAL dyspraxia is an impairment of organisation of movement.
Previous research on the supplement includes the widely acclaimed Oxford-Durham(5) trial, which showed a significant behavioural improvement in children with developmental dyspraxia.

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