Is dyspraxia serious?

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Serious problems in behavior can result if dyspraxia is left untreated. Frustration and anger from an inability to complete simple tasks or vocalize thought can lead to fear and hostility. Without help, children with a learning disability like dyspraxia may stop trying to learn and eventually drop out of school. To avoid these serious issues, it's important to talk to a doctor if you think your child may have a dyspraxia learning disability.

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Developmental Disorders

Developmental Disorders

When a child is born with a developmental disability, sometimes called a birth defect, it means there is a chronic condition that will be a life-long challenge. Down syndrome; autism; and language, learning, vision or hearing prob...

lems are a few developmental disabilities. While these disabilities are typically present at birth, they can begin at any time up to age 22.
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