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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As an SEN school, pupils were very involved in discussions around neurodiversity including autism, ADHD, dyslexia, dyspraxia and PDA.
The former Crimewatch host said that taking part in a new craft competition show was difficult because of the way his brain works due to having dyspraxia, also known as developmental coordination disorder.
The 41-year-old former Crimewatch host said that taking part in a new craft competition programme was difficult for him because of the way his brain works due to having dyspraxia, also known as developmental coordination disorder (DCD).
WRITING, typing, riding a bike, driving a car, doing DIY around the home - these are just a few of the everyday activities that can be more tricky for people with dyspraxia, or developmental co-ordination disorder (DCD), as it's now more commonly known.
Experts are not clear as to why motor co-ordination doesn't develop as well as other abilities in children with dyspraxia, although Dyspraxia, or developmental co-ordination disorder, is more common than people realise.
Jack Silcox, an apprentice with Waterfoot-based construction firm B&E Boys, was diagnosed with the developmental co-ordination disorder dyspraxia while at secondary school.
The participation of a student with Dyspraxia in recess can often be rewarding for the student with the disorder.
Mikey Akers has been named the winner of the Stephen Sutton Inspiration Award for his tireless campaigning to raise awareness about verbal dyspraxia.
Q My six-year-old daughter has been diagnosed with dyspraxia. Please can you tell me where I could look for help and care?
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.