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Does dyspraxia affect children differently than adults?

Dyspraxia first develops during childhood. This learning disability involves a delay in the development of children's motor skills. If left untreated, this lack of development can lead to problems as an adult. Therapy, medication, and learning different ways to adapt can help diminish the affects of a learning disability as the child gets older.

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