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Does dyspraxia affect memory?

A person with dyspraxia has problems withmovement, coordination, judgment, processing, memory, andsome other cognitive skills. Dyspraxia also affectsthe body's immune and nervous systems. The terms "minimal braindamage" and "clumsy child syndrome" are no longerused.

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Hereof, what can dyspraxia affect?

Dyspraxia, a form of developmental coordinationdisorder (DCD) is a common disorder affecting fine and/orgross motor coordination in children and adults. It may alsoaffect speech. Many people with DCD also experiencedifficulties with memory, perception and processing.

Beside above, does dyspraxia make you tired? Poor posture and fatigue. Difficulty in standingfor a long time as a result of weak muscle tone. Floppy, unstableround the joints. Some people with dyspraxia may have flatfeet.

Subsequently, question is, is Dyspraxia on the autism spectrum?

Autistic people often have difficulties withmotor co-ordination and, if they are significantly affected in thisway, may also be given a formal diagnosis of dyspraxia. Aswith autism, people with dyspraxia may be over- orunder-sensitive to certain sensory stimuli.

Is dyspraxia linked to ADHD?

Despite their separate diagnostic labels, the clinicaloverlap between dyslexia, dyspraxia, ADHD and ASD isvery high, and 'pure' cases are the exception, not the rule.Dyslexia and ADHD co-occur in 30-50% of cases, although thisassociation is stronger for inattention than forhyperactivity-impulsivity.

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