What do I need to know about caring for someone with dyspraxia?

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Caring for someone with dyspraxia can be emotionally taxing. Counseling can benefit the entire family of someone with dyspraxia. It can help affected children, teens, or adults learn more self-control, and it may help them have a positive attitude about themselves. As a caregiver, joining a support group can make a difference as the group provides mutual understanding, information, and practical suggestions.

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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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