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How does dyspraxia affect the body?

Dyspraxia affects the body by impairing the organization of movement. The control of body movements, like balancing, walking, running, tying shoelaces, and buttoning clothes, are more noticeable effects. These fine motor skills are impaired by dyspraxia, making it seem as if the child is "accident prone." Language delays may be present, but they're often more difficult to recognize, especially if the child is quiet. Dyspraxia is not linked to I.Q. but because tasks like writing take longer and are more labor intensive, it gives the impression that the affected person is slower-thinking.

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