dyspraxia

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dyspraxia

(dɪsˈpræksɪə)
n
(Pathology) pathol an impairment in the control of the motor system; it may be developmental or acquired, resulting from a cerebral lesion
[dys- + prax(is) + -ia]
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dyspraxia

[dɪsˈpræksiə] ndyspraxie f

dys·prax·i·a

n. dispraxia, impedimento o dolor al realizar cualquier movimiento coordinado.
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DYSPRAXIA used to be cruelly called Clumsy Child Syndrome.
Dyspraxia, sometimes known as clumsy child syndrome, is a condition which affects a child's speech, co-ordination and social skills, and can often be missed by teachers and parents.
Jonathan, who recently joined the Corrie cast as womaniser lan Bentley, has suffered from dyspraxia - clumsy child syndrome - all his life.
Val Alleyne, one of the founder members, said: "Sometimes dyspraxia is known as the clumsy child syndrome but actually it is to do with co-ordination and can involve learning difficulties.