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Limited Spatial Skills (Overview)

Limited spatial skills is a clinical finding in which a person has difficulty with locations and directions. This can be due to injuries to the brain or due to stroke.


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Are motor skill problems in children caused by something like cp?

Are motor skill problems in children caused by something like cp?

No.: Cerebral palsy is a problem that arises because of damage done to the brain's motor centers, often at birth. Motor skill problems are not necessarily the result of damage but rather reflect poor integration of brain parts responsible for motor planning. Quite often, there is no identifiable damage to the areas involved. ...Read more

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Limited Spatial Skills (Overview)

Limited spatial skills is a clinical finding in which a person has difficulty with locations and directions. This can be due to injuries to the brain or due to stroke.


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What does this mean that facebook use could be increasing social skills?

What does this mean that facebook use could be increasing  social skills?

Practice: Interacting with others on face book as it is a social network would allow you to interact with others more directly through chats even video chat. It is can be easier and more calming to connect through this medium than directly. When you communicate well on face book then you can go and interact directly with others. ...Read more

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How do I help my child develop more skills in discipline when it comes to practicing piano?

How do I help my child develop more skills in discipline when it comes to practicing piano?

Make it fun: At the beginning practice sessions should only be 10-15 min and you can work up to 30 min. You can even have multiple 10 min sessions a day. Pick out some fun music books with songs your child may recognize. Sit at the piano bench with your child. Don't force practice sessions. If your child isn't enjoying it talk with them- maybe there is another activity they would rather put energy into. ...Read more

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What would happen to autistic prodigies if there was a cure? They would lose their special skills, right?

What would happen to autistic prodigies if there was a cure?  They would lose their special skills, right?

Maybe: We're always working on the cure though so you shouldn't worry too much. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/cure_for_autism a fact sheet identifies the prevalence of savant abilities in the autistic population as 10% in comparison to 1% of the non-autistic population. www.autism-help.org/autism-savant. I have an interest in autism and have published a brief letter in pediatrics on autism. ...Read more

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I have got swelling on lips very frequently, seems like an allergy...I take anti allergy for it to get rid of swelling..It is limited to lips only.

I have got swelling on lips very frequently, seems like an allergy...I take anti allergy for it to get rid of swelling..It is limited to lips only.

Allergy: With associated lip swelling can become a serious problem known as angioedema and can be due to medicine or food or other source. Should have allergy testing to clarify. ...Read more

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What can I do to help my child with her poor attention skills at school without using drugs?

What can I do to help my child with her poor attention skills at school without using drugs?

Improved structure: Check out chadd.Org for a number of excellent books talking about non-drug stragies for helping with attention. Behavioral interventions can be as effective as medications, but they have to be well designed and maintained. The school psychologist should have a list of strategies worth trying. Like medications, the benefits disappear when you remove the support systems. ...Read more

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How can you prevent poor social skills in someone with learning disabilities?

How can you prevent poor social skills in someone with learning disabilities?

Find a counselor : Who works on teaching social skills, or find a social skills group therapy group. ...Read more

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How can I get good social skills? Not that I care, but I need them for work.

How can I get good social skills? Not that I care, but I need them for work.

Like any other skill: Your have to practice! dale carnegie courses or toastmasters could be helpful as could working with a therapist. And you are right --- you need good social skills to succeed in most jobs. ...Read more

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Why did it take my second child longer to develop motor skills?

DNA: Each child is different, generally due to different genetic composition. It is all in the dna. ...Read more