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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Mikey Akers has been named the winner of the Stephen Sutton Inspiration Award for his tireless campaigning to raise awareness about verbal dyspraxia.
Dyspraxia Support Group, aimed at parents and children under 12 affected by dyspraxia.
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But it was not until Sam, from Buckley in Flintshire, started to learn shorthand while studying journalism at Liverpool John Moores University that he sought help and tests revealed he has dyspraxia.
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The forum is run by charity Autism Plus, which works with people with autism spectrum conditions, and is for individuals with hidden impairments, including autism and associated conditions such as ADHD, dyslexia and dyspraxia.
But they may be among the 5% of the population suffering from dyspraxia, a condition that affects fine and/or gross motor coordination and is thought to be hugely underdiagnosed, particularly in girls.
But Tree Fu Tom does much more than entertain pre-school children - it also helps those who have dyspraxia.
One of the organisations to have benefited directly from the project is the Dyspraxia Foundation, which is dedicated to increasing the understanding of the condition and raising public awareness.
What they actually have is a condition called developmental coordination disorder (DCD) more known as dyspraxia.
The actor was devastated at being diagnosed with the chronic neurological disorder, dyspraxia, which was confirmed in 2008, and had taken up booze as a way to cope with the illness, he added.
A volunteer for the mental health charity, MIND, Jackie was convinced there was more to her son's problems and fought for years before he was finally diagnosed with dyspraxia.