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what is the difference between dyspraxia and global developmental delay?

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Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
30 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Dyspraxia: problems with movement & coordination. Aka "motor learning disability". Those with dyspraxia find it hard to carry out smooth & coordinated movements. It often comes with language problems, & a degree of difficulty with perception & thought. Dyspraxia does not affect a person's intelligence.Global dev.Delay is used to describe an overall delay in two or more major areas of development.
Answered on Sep 10, 2019
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