Do dyspraxia learning disabilities run in families?

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The fact that learning disabilities like dyspraxia run in families indicates that there may be a genetic link. A parent's learning disability may be different than the child's. The learning disability is not a specific inherited disorder but more of a subtle brain dysfunction that leads to a learning disorder. In some cases, learning difficulties may originate from the family's environment.

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