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How common is dyspraxia?

Dyspraxia can affect as many as six percent of children between the ages of five and eleven. Lack of training in recognizing symptom causes many cases to go unnoticed and untreated. In young children, the signs are subtle and often thought of as being a "little bit behind" and not a serious problem. Effects of dyspraxia are not limited to I.Q., so it affects children and adults of all levels.

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