Dyspraxia Facts

We have an enormous task on hand: Millions of Americans have Dyspraxia and yet little is known about this disorder. The goal of the Foundation is to serve as a lifeline for people and families affected by Dyspraxia, and to also serve as an educational tool for teachers and physical therapists. Simply, we need your financial help to achieve these goals. Please consider contributing to the Dyspraxia Fund. Your dollars will help change lives.

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Early Symptoms

There are many early indications that a child is dyspraxic and a summary is shown below:

  • Irritable and difficult to comfort – from birth
  • Feeding difficulties: milk allergies, colic, restricted diet
  • Sleeping difficulties: problems establishing routine, requires constant adult reassurance
  • Delayed early motor development: sitting unaided, rolling from side to side: do not usually go through the crawling stage

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Adult Symptoms

Thank you again to the Dyspraxia Foundation UK for their excellent list of adult symptoms.

People who have dyspraxia often find the routine tasks of daily life such as driving, household chores, cooking and grooming difficult. They can also find coping at work is hard. People with dyspraxia usually have a combination of problems.

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