What is Dyspraxia?
Dyspraxia is a form of development coordination disorder (DCD) affecting fine and/or gross motor coordination in children and adults. It may also affect speech.
A person with dyspraxia may:
- have difficulty with handwriting
- have difficulties with dressing and fastening
- have difficulties with cutlery
- have difficulties walking a straight line
- bump into people
- have poor attention span and fidget
- struggle to concentrate
- become tired easily
- become stress and anxious easily
- having difficulties kicking and catching a ball
- have difficulties understanding 'in', 'on'. 'in front'
- struggle with organisation
- struggle to remember or follow instructions
- struggle to explain/answer a question
- be immature in story telling
- struggle with sudden changes
- struggle to understand feelings of others
- lacks self confidence/low self-esteem