Development Coordination Disorder & Developmental Dyspraxia
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- Fine motor coordination, learning and communication disorders are often present
- Defined as an impairment or immaturity of the organization of movement. There is an immaturity of how the brain processes information; therefore messages are not fully or properly transmitted.
- Features – 5% of school age children, clumsy, poor athletic skills, difficulty with deficits become less as patient grows older