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How to detect dyspraxia

How to detect dyspraxia

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Dyspraxia is a disturbance in the development manifested by a difficulty in handling the body, space and time. Dyspraxia, also known as clumsy child syndrome, involves a difficulty or inability to perform certain movements that involve coordination, eg tying, use silverware, writing, etc. If treated properly has a good prognosis, although it is not reversible, because it is inadequate maturation of this area, the child may have adequate performance and good adaptation.


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Difficulties in performing movements. As the child grows, the signs of clumsy child syndrome becomes more apparent, so that there are difficulties in conducting subtle movements like tying shoelaces, use utensils, writing, among others.

Lack of balance and coordination. It ignores the spatial dimensions, which is why they perform clumsy and careless movements.

Learning difficulties. Inadequate coordination in movements that require the use of scissors, pencils, draw. Problems also arise in speech.

Concentration problems. Children often have great difficulty focusing on one task, they tend to be easily distracted.

Restlessness. These children tend to be in constant motion, struggling to stay calm.

Social skills. Children with dyspraxia have great difficulty establishing friendships. These are children who are easily bored.

Short-term memory and organization. Have difficulty remembering instructions, recently given recommendations. Also exhibit poor organization for the tasks.

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