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What is ?The difference between autism and developemental verbal dyspraxia?

What is ?The difference between autism and developemental verbal dyspraxia?

See below: Autism effects speech, cognition, and socialization. Speech apraxia/dyspraxia only effects speech. ...Read more

Dr. Sheila Smith
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Apraxia (Definition)

Apraxia refers to several concepts. One is where motor or cognitive tasks cannot be done even when comprehension and physical capacity to perform are present, often referring to acquired difficulties, sometimes inborn. The term may be used to describe problems seen in daily living, or the failure to complete a task during testing. It's not generally applied to ...Read more


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Has anyone heard of dyspraxia?

Has anyone heard of dyspraxia?

Yes: You should talk to your doctor about this and reasons about it. ...Read more

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Is there any adults with dyspraxia?

Yes: Dyspraxia refers to trouble with motor planning and coordination. It starts in childhood and may get better with age but also may persist. It also can occur in adults as a result of brain trauma or stroke. ...Read more

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Could I still have dyspraxia even if ok handwriting?

Dyspraxia: This is a pretty complicated question and requires a good assessment from a neuropsychologist. Here is a uk website that might help. http://www.dyspraxiafoundation.org.uk/services/dys_glance.php. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if someone with severe dyspraxia should kill themselves?

No: Thee is always a means of coping with any medical issue. I once had a patient very ill lost legs, sight and kidney to diabetes, he told me he wasn't to bad. He spoke to other patients who were worse! ...Read more

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What is dyspraxia?

Motor problems: Dyspraxia is a term for a wide array of motor coordination problems that are neurologically based, meaning that the deficits originate in the brain. The motor deficits can impact speech, fine motor, and/or gross motor skills. Dyspraxia can co-occur with other disabilities such as autism and adhd. It can be treated successfully with speech therapy, ot, and pt. ...Read more

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What is dyspraxia?

Dyspraxia: Developmental dyspraxia is a disorder characterized by an impairment in the ability to plan and carry out sensory and motor tasks. Generally, individuals with the disorder appear "out of sync" with their environment. Symptoms vary and may include poor balance and coordination, clumsiness, vision problems, perception difficulties, emotional and behavioral problems, difficulty with reading, writing, . ...Read more